The high court has suspended the Talanta Hela initiative which was created by president William Ruto to nurture talents.

Talanta Hela Council has two technical committees, one for sports and one for creatives.

Carol Radull is the chairperson of the Sports Technical Committee.

Its members include former Harambee Stars international and FKF vice chairman Sammy Sholei, ex-international Boniface Ambani and former World Athletics Championship javelin gold medallist Julius Yego.

Churchill is is the chairperson of the Creative Technical Committee among others.

Dennis Itumbi, Jane Chepkemei and Charles Gacheru are among members of the Council that will be headed by Namwamba.

The order has been issued after a petition was filed by an advocate of the high Court who is also the petitioner Charles Mugane challenging the Sports Cabinet Sectary's appointment of the Creative Technical Committee.

According to Mugane, the appointments were politically engineered to reward cronies while ignoring qualified Kenyans. Mugane informed the judge that unless he intervenes, rights of those meant to benefit will be infringed.

The petitioner further states that the appointments were made in breach of Article 10 of the Constitution.

The Article sets out the national values and principles of governance, including public participation, good governance, transparency and accountability.

The judge Lawrence Mugambi gave the CS  Ababu Namwamba and the Attorney General Justin Muturi 14 days to put their house in order.

The case will be mentioned on June 12, 2023.