Cabinet reshuffled: Full list of President Kenyatta’s new appointees
President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday made changes in his Cabinet and diplomatic service.
A statement from State House said the changes were part of the President’s ongoing efforts to re-engineer the government inline with his ‘Big Four’ development blueprint.
Here is the full list.
- Cabinet Secretary Aden Mohammed moves to the Ministry of East Africa Community and Regional Development in the same capacity.
- CS Peter Munya is the new Cabinet Secretary for Industry, Trade and Co-operatives.
- Professor Collete Suda moves to the Ministry of Education as Chief Administrative Secretary and Principal Secretary in charge of State Department for University Education.
- Hon Simon Kachapin moves to the Ministry of Energy as Chief Administrative Secretary.
- Principal Secretaries
- Principal Secretary Charles Sunkuli moves to State Department for Devolution;
- Principal Secretary Nelson Marwa moves to Social Protection, Pension and Senior Citizens Affairs State Department;
- Principal Secretary Zainab Abdalla Hussein moves to State Department for Correctional Services;
- Principal Secretary Alfred Cheruiyot moves to the State Department of Post Training and Skills Development;
- Principal Secretary Susan Mochache moves to the Environment and Forestry State Department;
- Mr. Joe Okudo is re-appointed as Principal Secretary for the Tourism State Department;
- Dr. Margaret Mwakima becomes Principal Secretary for Wildlife State Department;
- Dr. Ibrahim A. Mohammed has been re-appointed and will be the Principal Secretary in the State Department of Labour.
- Mrs. Fatuma Hirsi has been re-appointed to be Principal Secretary Broadcasting and Telecommunication State Department; and
- Prof. Micheni Japheth Ntiba moves as Principal Secretary to Fisheries, Aquaculture and The Blue Economy State Department.
The following have been nominated for positions of Ambassador subject to approval by Parliament:
- Mrs. Sarah Serem
- Lt. Gen Samuel Thuita
- Mr. Francis Muhoro
- Mr. Manoah Esipisu
- Mr. Paddy Ahenda
- Amb. Peter Nicholas Oginga Ogego
- Johnson Kimani Ondieki
- Chris Karumba Mburu
- Hon. Benjamin Langat