The political differences between Kitui public service board chair lady and the Chief Executive Officer Mr Muthengi should be arbitrated to end the bad blood between the two ranking officers.
The continued differences between the two ranking officers is threatening the derails the work at the board and should be handled with care on both side.
There is an elaborate process of dealing with Board Secretary as well as the chair or any member , the board cannot just wake up to discipline the Board Secretary or any other officer.
Section 58 of the County Government Act 2012 and Article 251 of the Constitution of Kenya quote properly, the Board cannot be said to be duly constituted without the Board Secretary. See section 58 of the County Government Act.