Othaya-Mukurweini Water Services Company (OMWASCO) is a Water Service Provider owned by County Government of Nyeri. It is responsible for efficient and economical provision of water and sanitation services in Nyeri South and Mukurweini Sub counties as per the Water Act 2016. The company seeks to fill the vacant positions for the Board of Directors.

The Company has two (2) board vacancies for representatives of the following stakeholder groups.

  1. One (1) director from Nyeri South (Othaya) Subcounty nominated by Farmers Organizations.
  2. One (1) director from Mukurweini subcounty nominated by Education Institutions.


To be eligible for an appointment, one must meet the following criteria

  1. Minimum Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university in the following backgrounds; Finance/Accounting, Human Resources, Business/Management Systems, Information Technology or equivalent.
  2. Minimum seven (7) years working experience in the core profession or have run own enterprises for a minimum of 7 years.
  3. Must be nominated by a stakeholder group registered with Othaya Mukurweini Water Services Company (Farmers Organizations in Othaya and Educational Institutions in Mukurweini) List available on the company website: 
  4. Must be a resident of the area served by the company.
  5. Must meet the Fit and Proper Test criteria by WASREB available both at the company and WASREB’s website The submitted copy
  6. MUST be fully signed by the applicant and stamped by a commissioner of oaths.
  7. Proof of compliance with current and valid requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.
    • Certificate of Good Conduct from Directorate Criminal Investigation (DCI)
    • Clearance Certificate from accredited Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
    • Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
    • Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA
    • Clearance Certificate from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)


The applicants should enclose a letter of nomination from the stakeholder institution together with their application letter, CV, copies of academic & professional certificates and Chapter 6 documents and testimonials.

Applications in a sealed envelope marked “APPLICATION FOR DIRECTORSHIP IN OMWASCO” should be submitted to the address below or deposited in the application box at OMWASCO’s main offices at Othaya on or before 16th June 2023 at 10.30am. Late submissions will not be accepted.

The Chairperson, Selection Committee
Othaya Mukurweini Water Services Company
P.O Box 482-10106, OTHAYA

The general public who are the existing or potential customers of Othaya Mukurweini Water Services Company are notified that there shall be an Annual General Meeting of the Company to be held at Othaya CDF Hall, in Othaya Town on Friday, 23rd June 2023 starting at 11.00 A.M. Only the invited stakeholders will attend the AGM.

Agenda of the AGM is as follows:


1.Constitution of the Meeting

The Company Secretary to read the notice convening the meeting after determining if there was requisite quorum.

2.Chairman’s Report

To receive the Chairman’s Report.

3.Managing Director’s Report

To receive the Managing Director’s Report

4.Adoption of the Chairman’s and the Managing Director’s Reports

To adopt the Chairman’s and the Managing Director’s Reports

5.Report of the Auditors and Financial Statements for the year ended 30th June, 2021.

To receive and consider the Company’s Audited Financial Statements for the year ended 30th June 2021 together with the chairman’s, directors’ and auditors’ reports therein.

6.Appointment and Remuneration of Auditors

To note that the office of the Auditor General shall continue in office as Auditors of the Company and to authorize the directors to fix their remunerations as per the WASREB guidelines.

7.Election of Directors

  1. To note the cessation of Director Pauline Wacuka Ndegwa who represented the County Government of Nyeri.
  2. To elect Mr. Bernard Kiama Kariuki, the chief Officer Water, Irrigation, Environment & Climate Change as a director having been nominated by the County Government of Nyeri (CGN/CE/W/WSP/11/ (80)
  3. To note that Director Arthur Mukira Gachugi, representing Farmers Organizations in Othaya, retires by rotation and is not eligible for re-election having served two terms.
  4. To note that Director Samuel Kago Githaiga,, representing Education Institutions in Mukurweini, retires by rotation and may offer himself for re-election having served the first term.
  5. To receive and adopt the report of the selection committee
  6. To elect directors to fill the two (2) vacancies in the Board;
    1. One (1) Director representing Farmers Organizations in Nyeri South (Othaya)
    2. One (1) Director representing Education Institutions in Mukurweini.

8.Directors’ Remuneration

To authorize the Board to fix the chairperson’s honorarium and the remuneration of the directors in accordance with benchmarks and guidelines in the Water Sector.

9.SPECIAL BUSINESS-Change of the name of the Company.

To approve the change of the name of company from Othaya Mukurweini Water Services Company Limited to Othaya Mukurweini Water services Company Limited

10.Any Other Business

To transact any other business of the Annual General Meeting for which written notice has been received by the Company Secretary 48 hours before the time set for the Annual General Meeting in accordance with the Companies Act 2015.


FCS. Richard K. Gikuhi
Company Secretary
Othaya Mukurweini Water Services Company Ltd
P. O. Box 482-1016
Date: 31st May, 2023.
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