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President Uhuru Kenyatta: 18 Ministries, 18 Cabinet Secretaries & 26 Principal Secretaries

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President Uhuru Kenyatta congratulates nominees for the 26 Principal Secretary positions. President Uhuru Kenyatta congratulates nominees for the 26 Principal Secretary positions.

After the unveiling of the 26 Principal Secretaries to head the 26 Departments in the 18 Ministries, President Uhuru Kenyatta Government is now ready to start Kenya business 2013 - 2017. Will these team lead the eradication of slums? Will these team lead to reduction of crime? Will these team lead to reduction of unemployment? Will these team lead to double digit economic growth? Will these team eradicate Corruption? Will this team lead Kenya to World Cup 2016? Information Technology & Communication Ministry, and Education Ministry partnership with Microsoft is a good starting point. The good thing is that about 90% of this Team are new in their positions and even those retained head new portfolios. Let's support the fresh ideas and new approaches that start to emerge to grow Kenya faster.

18 Ministries, 18 Cabinet Secretaries & 26 Principal Secretaries

Interior and Coordination of National Government 

Cabinet Secretary: Major-General (Rtd) Joseph Nkaissery

  • Principal Secretary:  Monica Kathina Juma (Interior) 
  • Principal Secretary: Josephta Mukobe (Coordination)

Devolution and Planning

Cabinet Secretary: Anne Waiguru

  • Principal Secretary:  John Konchella (Devolution)
  • Principal Secretary:  Peter Oganga Magiti (Planning)

The National Treasury

Cabinet Secretary: Henry Rotich

  • Principal Secretary: Dr. Kamau Thugge 

Defence

Cabinet Secretary: Raychelle Omamo

  • Principal Secretary: Mutea Iringo (Interior)  

Foreign Affairs

Cabinet Secretary: Amina Mohammed 

  • Principal Secretary: Karanja Kibicho 

Education

Cabinet Secretary: Professor Jacob Kaimenyi

  • Principal Secretary: Dr. Belio Kipsang (Education)
  • Principal Secretary:  Prof. Colleta Akinyi Suda (Science and Technology) 

Health

Cabinet Secretary: James Wainaina

  • Principal Secretary: Fred Sigor 

Transport and Infrastructure

Cabinet Secretary: Michael Kamau

  • Principal Secretary:  Nduva Muli (Transport)
  • Principal Secretary:  John Kipngetich (Infrastructure)

Information, Communication and Technology

Cabinet Secretary: Dr. Fred Matiang'i Okengo

  • Principal Secretary:  Joseph Musuni Tiampaty 

Environment, Water and Natural Resource

Cabinet Secretary: Prof. Judi Wakhungu 

  • Principal Secretary:  Richard Lesiyampe (Environment)
  • Principal Secretary:  James Teko Lopoyetum (Water)

Land, Housing and Urban Development

Cabinet Secretary: Charity Ngilu

  • Principal Secretary: Mariamu El Maawy 

Sports, Culture and the Arts

Cabinet Secretary: Dr. Hassan Wario Arero 

  • Principal Secretary: Patrick Omutia 

Labour, Social Security and Services

Cabinet Secretary: Kazungu Kambi

  • Principal Secretary: Ali Noor Ismail 

Energy and Petroleum

Cabinet Secretary: Davis Chirchir

  • Principal Secretary: Joseph Njoroge 

Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries

Cabinet Secretary: Felix Koskei 

  • Principal Secretary: Sicily Kanini Kariuki (Agriculture)
  • Principal Secretary: Micheni Ntiba (Fisheries) 
  • Principal Secretray: Dr. Khadijah Kassachon (Livestock)

Industrialization and Enterprise Development

Cabinet Secretary: Adan Abdulla, Mohamed 

  • Principal Secretary: Dr. Wilson Songa 

Commerce, Tourism and East Africa Region 

Cabinet Secretary: Phyllis Kandie

  • Principal Secretary: Dr. Ibrahim Mohammed (Commerce and Tourism)
  • Principal Secretary: Mwanamaka Amani Mabruki (East African Community) 

Mining

Cabinet Secretary: Najib Balala 

  • Principal Secretary: Richard Ekai Titus 
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