The Government has issued a statement on Cabinet Secretaries a day after President Uhuru Kenyatta retained six ministers.
State House Spokesperson Manoah Esipisu on Saturday clarified that all CSs currently in office will remain on duty until the President completes task of assembling the team.
“Yesterday, His Excellency the President began the task of reorganizing his administration. This is to clarify that the Cabinet Secretaries currently in office remain so, as instructed in a memorandum from the Head of Public Service in December 2017, until otherwise advised.
“In the coming days, His Excellency the President will complete the task of assembling the team to serve in his second term of office, guided by merit, integrity, commitment to service, and in terms of the Constitution,” said Esipisu.
The President on Friday released names of people that will be part of his cabinet in his last term.
Here’s the list:
Retained Cabinet Secretaries
National Treasury – Henry Rotich
Tourism – Najib Balala
Interior Coordination of Government/Acting Education CS – Fred Matiang’i
Transport and Infrastructure Development – James Macharia
Energy – Charles Keter
Information Communiction and Technology – Joe 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 – Sicily 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
Deputy Head of Public Service – Wanyama Musiambo
Chief of Staff and Head of Presidential Delivery Unit – Nzioka Waita
State House Comptroller – Kinuthia Mbugua
Cabinet Secretaries nominees – John Munyes, Ukur Yattani, Keriako Tobiko
Ambassador to the Kingdom of the Netherlands – 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
The President is expected to name the rest of his new Cabinet in due course.