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President Kenyatta and Deputy President Ruto today named 4 out of 18 Cabinet Secretaries

Posted by African Press International on April 23, 2013

Kenya‘s President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto today named 4 out of 18 cabinet secretaries that will constitute the new government. Those nominated and await vetting by Parliament are Dr Fred Matiangi Okengo – Ministry of Information, Communication and Technology, Henry K Rotich for National Treasury – Finance), James Wainanina Macharia, ministry of Health and Ambassador Amina Mohammed for the Foreign Affairs ministry. The other 14 are expected to be named in the days to come..

The Kenyatta – Ruto government will 18 ministries including two that fall under the office’s of the president and the deputy president; Kenyatta will be in-charge of the National Government: His deputy Ruto will be in-charge of the Devolved units.

Here below are the 18 ministries:

1. Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government.
2. Ministry of Devolution and Planning.
3. Defence
4. Foreign Affairs
5. Education which will have the Department of Education and Department of Science and Technology
6. The National Treasury
7. Health
8. Transport and Infrastructure which will have the Department of Transport Services and the Department of Infrastructure
9. Environment, Water and Natural Resource
10. Land, Housing and Urban Development
11. Information, Communication and Technology (ICT)
12. Sports, Culture and the Arts
13. Labour, Social Security and Services
14. Energy and Petroleum
15. Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries under which are the Department of Agriculture, Department of Livestock and Department of Fisheries
16. Industrialization and Enterprise Development
17. Commerce and Tourism which has the Department of Commerce and Department of Tourism
18. Mining




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