On Friday 28th 2022, the old The Uhuru Kenyatta Cabinet secretaries officially vacated their offices as they paved way for the new hustler regime secretaries, who were recently vetted and appointed by the legislature.
This new executive committee of cabinet secretaries consists has 22 members, just like Uhuru’s team.
The new team, as analyzed, comprises of William Ruto protagonists, as the president mentioned that he would not give any office to the Odinga led team. He stated that the team should instead focus on opposition, as it is best for Mwananchi.
Cabinet secretary remarks
The new cabinet officials made their remarks as they assumed office on Friday.
Ababu Namwamba, the new sports CS stated that he would have a huge task of filling the shoes of outgoing CS Amina Mohammed, who according to him, is a Kenyan giant and heroine.
Alice Wahome stated that she would be working diligently to help solve the problem of water shortage. She explained that President Ruto was aware of her ambitions and that she intended to draw support from him to ensure Kenyans get adequate water supply.
This comes in a period when drought hit the country, rendering some communities, especially in northern Kenya, without food.
Peninah Malonza seemingly made it out of the longlist into the shortlist, despite the minority section of the 13th house opposing her ability to hold the office.
Full list of the 22 Cabinet Secretaries
Below is a list of the new cabinet secretaries appointed to serve till 2027 by President William Ruto:
- Prime Cabinet Secretary – Musalia Mudavadi
- Communication – Eliud Owalo
- Health – Susan Wafula
- Labor and Social Protection – Florence Bore
- Mining – Salim Mvurya
- Cooperatives and MSMEs – Simon Chelugui
- Sports – Ababu Namwamba
- Energy and Petroleum – Davis Chirchir
- Education – Ezekiel Machogu
- Agriculture – Mithika Linturi
- Tourism – Peninah Malonza
- Lands – Zacharia Mwangi Njeru
- Environment – Roselinda Soipan Tuya
- Transport – Onesmus Murkomen Kipchumba
- East African Community – Rebecca Miano
- Trade, Investment and Industry – Moses Kuria
- Foreign, Diaspora and Affairs – Alfred Mutua
- Water, Sanitation and Irrigation – Alice Wahome
- Defence – Aden Duale
- Public Service and Gender – Aisha Jumwa
- Treasury – Njuguna Ndung’u
- Interior and Coordination – Professor Kithure Kindiki
Out with the old, in with the new, as the old adage goes.
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