In a recent cabinet reshuffle, Kenyan President William Ruto has made significant changes to his cabinet, reassigning key positions to enhance efficiency and effectiveness within the government. These changes reflect the government’s commitment to addressing various critical sectors and optimizing the potential of each ministry.
Musalia Mudavadi has retained his position as the Prime Cabinet Secretary and has also taken up the vital role of overseeing the Ministry of Foreign & Diaspora Affairs. His continued leadership in these significant portfolios signifies a focus on diplomacy and engagement with the diaspora.
Alfred Mutua, formerly in charge of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, has been reassigned to lead the Ministry of Tourism & Wildlife. This position was previously held by Peninah Malonza, who now takes charge of the Ministry of East African Community.
Rebecca Miano, a former East African Community Cabinet Secretary, has assumed a new role overseeing the Trade docket, previously held by CS Moses Kuria. CS Kuria has been transferred to the Ministry of Public Service, a position formerly held by Aisha Jumwa, who has taken up a new role as the head of the Ministry of Gender, Culture, the Arts & Heritage.
In further reassignments, Alice Wahome has been moved to the Ministry of Lands, Public Works & Urban Housing from her previous position in the Water docket. Simultaneously, Zachariah Njeru, the former Lands CS, has been transferred to the Ministry of Water & Sanitation, the role previously held by Alice Wahome.
These changes within the Kenya Kwanza government demonstrate a commitment to reinvigorating various sectors, ensuring optimal service delivery, and addressing the diverse needs and priorities of the nation. The reshuffle aims to enhance cooperation, efficiency, and effectiveness across ministries, fostering growth and development for the benefit of all citizens.