President Uhuru Kenyatta who won the 2017 General Elections in Kenya appointed has his cabinet secretaries. The CS’s will help him run the National Government for a period of 5 years from 2018 to 2022 when he will be completing his term in office.
Who is a Cabinet Secretary?
A Cabinet Secretary (CS) is a member of the Kenyan Cabinet and head of the Kenyan Ministries. The Cabinet Secretary position was introduced in the country after the promulgation of the 2010 constitution.
However, the Cabinet Secretary is not a Member of the Kenyan Parliament. The CS has to be vetted by a parliamentary committee before their appointment.
The president reshuffled the cabinet on January 15th… here is the current list of the Kenyan Cabinet Secretaries.
Full List of Cabinet Secretaries in Kenya
The following are the Cabinet Secretaries that will server under President Uhuru Kenyatta:
|Cabinet Secretary||Government Ministry|
|1||Prof. George A.O. Magoha||Ministry of Education|
|2||Dr. Fred Matiang’i||Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government|
|3||Eugine Wamalwa||Ministry of Devolution|
|4||Monica Juma (Replaced Rachel Omamo)||Ministry of Defense|
|5||Rachael Omamo (Replaced Monica Juma)||Ministry of Foreign Affairs|
|6||Margaret Kobia||Ministry of Youth and Gender|
|7||John Munyes||Ministry of Petroleum and Mining|
|8||Keriako Tobiko||Ministry of Environment and Forestry|
|9||Joe Mucheru||Ministry of Information and Communication|
|10||Mutahi Kagwe (Replaced Sicily Kariuki)||Ministry of Health|
|12||Peter Munya||Ministry of Northern Community Development|
|13||James Macharia||Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing, Urban Development & Public Works|
|14||Najib Balala||Ministry of Tourism|
|15||Sicily Kariuki (Replaced Simon Chelgui)||Ministry of Water and Sanitization|
|16||Farida Karoney||Ministry of Lands & Physical Planning|
|17||Adan Muhamed||Ministry of East African Community & Regional Development|
|18||Peter Munya (Replaced Mwangi Kiunjuri)||Ministry of Agriculture|
|19||Amina Mohamed||Ministry of Sports, Culture & Heritage|
|20||Simon Chelgui (Replaced Ukur Yattani)||Ministry of Labor & Social Services|
|21||Ukur Yattani (Replaced Henry Rotich)||Treasury and Planning|
|22||Charles Keter||Ministry of Energy|
|23||Betty Maina||Trade and Industrialisation|