President Uhuru kenyatta has created a new position in cabinet that will be known as the chief administrative secretary whose work would be helping the cabinet secretary with the daily running of Affairs of the ministries.
The debutante of the new chief administrative secretary position include Ababu Namwamba for the Foreign Affairs ministry and Rachel Shebesh will oversee the administration in the ministry of Public service , Youth and gender affairs.
Raphael Tuju will be in the cabinet but has not been allocated any position but the president said that he will be a member of the executive on a needs basis.
Cabinet secretaries from the previous that have been transferred include Mwangi Kiunjuri, Agriculture, Amina Mohamed , Education and Eugene Wamalwa to devolution.
The former cabinet secretaries that have been removed from the cabinet have been moved to serve as ambassadors in different consulate. They include Hassan Wario, Austria, Judy Wakhungu formerly of environment will now be Kenya’s ambassador to France among others.
The new entrants into the executive positions include Monica Juma , Foreign Affairs, Chris Kiptoo, Trade and Farida Karoney who will take up the lands ministry. The former ODM youth coordinator Rashid Mohamed has also been given the responsibility of the sports ministry
Former Meru governor Peter Munya has been given the East African coperation ministry.
The former coast police county commissioner has also been appointed as the principal secretary for Devolution
The president has also added the ministry of neighbor protection. He has increased the number of ministries to the maximum of 22.
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