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vet

1. n. a veterinarian. (Standard English.) The vet didn’t charge much to look at the turtle.
2. tv. to give a medical examination to and treat a person (or an animal). The doctor vetted me quickly and charged an unbelievable sum for it.
3. n. a (war) veteran. The vets in the hospitals across the land appreciate your kindness.
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Thousands of police officers across the country have nor been properly vetted, according to a BBC report Stuart Vance
Safina Kwekwe (Gender), Hamadi Boga (Agriculture Research), Peter Tum (Health) shall be vetted by committees on Labour and Social Welfare, Agriculture and Health respectively.
Gordon Kihalagwa the outgoing director of immigration and who has been nominated to be the PS in-charge of Immigration, Border Control and Registration of Persons shall be vetted by the Committee on Administration and National Security.
Nominee for the PS Water and Sanitation will be vetted by the committee on Environment and Natural Resources while Macharia Kamau (Foreign Affairs) shall be vetted by committees on Defence and Foreign Relations.
The team is mandated to vet CS nominees while those nominated for PS positions will be vetted by relevant departmental committees.
Former Public Service Commission chairperson Margaret Kobia will be first to be vetted as the Public Service, Youth and Gender Affairs nominee.
Former Marsabit governor Ukur Yatani (Labour) and Rashid Achesa (Sports and heritage) will be vetted in the afternoon of day two.