13 Cabinet Secretaries dropped as President names new cabinet
President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday released his new Cabinet that will help his Jubilee administration achieve what he terms as his “Big Four”.
In a surprise statement from State House, Nairobi President Kenyatta unveiled his new Cabinet Secretaries.
“As I stated in my New Year’s address that in the following weeks I will be naming men and women who will join me in delivering our promises to Kenyans, today I wish to name a few whom I wish to join me in working together to fulfill our agenda to fellow Kenyans,” he said.
Here’s the list:
Retained Cabinet Secretaries
National Treasury -Henry Rotich
Tourism CS – Najib Balala
Interior Coordination of Government/Acting Education CS – Matiang’i
Transport and Infrastructure Development- James Macharia
Energy CS- Charles Keter
Information Communiction and Technology-Joseph Mucheru.
Cabinet Secretaries in limbo
Foreign Affairs- Amina Mohamed
Sports, Culture and Arts – Hassan Wario
Mining – Dan Kazungu
Water and Irrigation – Eugene Wamalwa
Public Service and Youth Affairs – Secily Kariuki
Devolution – Mwangi Kiunjuri
Industry, Trade and Cooperation – Adan Mohamed
Environment and Natural Resources – Judy Wakhungu
Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries – Willy Bett
Health – Cleopa Mailu
Labour and East Africa Affairs – Phyllis Kandie
Defense – Raychelle Omamo
Land, Housing and Urban Development – Jacob Kaimenyi
Head of Public Service – Joseph Kinyua (Retained)
Deputy Head of Public Service – Wanyama Musiambo
Chief of Staff and Head of Presidential Delivery Unit – Nzioka Waita
Comptroller of State House – Kinuthia Mbugua
Cabinet Secretaries nominees – John Munyes, Ukur Yatani, Keriako Tobiko
Ambassador to the Kingdom of the Netherlands – Mr. Lawrence Lenayapa.
National Police Service Appointments in acting capacity
Edward Njoroge Mbugwa – Ag. Deputy Inspector General, Kenya Police Service
Noor Yarao Gabao – Ag. Inspector General, Administration Police Service
George Kinoti Maingi – Ag. Directorate of Criminal Investigations.