HE President Samwel Ruto
HE. The president of Kenya, Samuel Ruto

Cabinet Secretaries in Kenya and Their Roles 2022

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 The Kenyan cabinet is composed of the President, the Deputy President, the Attorney General, and Cabinet Secretaries. The 2010 constitution permits a maximum of 22 ministries.

Upon being nominated by the President, the ministers or cabinet secretaries must be vetted and approved by the National Assembly before joining the cabinet.

Cabinet Secretaries are accountable both individually and collectively, to the President for the exercise of their powers and the performance of their functions.

A Cabinet Secretary (CS) can resign in writing or be dismissed by the President of the Republic of Kenya.

There are currently 22 cabinet secretaries in Kenya appointed by the president.

Hon. Moses Mudavadi
Prime Cabinet Secretary, Hon. Moses Mudavadi

Current Members of the Cabinet

  1. The President of the Republic of Kenya: HE. Dr. William Ruto
  2. The Deputy President: HE. Rigathi Gachagua
  3. Attorney General: Hon.  Justin Muturi

List of Cabinet Secretaries in Kenya

Cabinet Secretary Ministry in Charge of
1 Musalia Mudavadi Prime Cabinet Secretary
2 Njuguna Ndung’u National Treasury & Planning
3 Aden Duale Defence
4 Peninah Malonza Tourism, Wildlife & Heritage
5 Alfred Mutua Foreign and Diaspora Affairs
6 Ababu Namwamba Youth Affairs, Sports & Arts
7 Prof. Kithure Kindiki Interior and National Administration
8 Davis Chirchir Energy and Petroleum
9 Ezekiel Machogu Education
10 Eliud Owalo Information, Technology & Digital Economy
11 Aisha Jumwa Public Service, Gender & Affirmative Action
12 Susan Wafula Health
13 Simon Chelugui Cooperatives and MSMEs Development
14 Mithika Linturi Agriculture & Livestock Development
15 Onesmus Kipchumba Murkomen Roads, Transport & Public Works
16 Zacharia Mwangi Njeru Lands, Housing & Urban Development
17 Moses Kuria Trade, Investment & Industry
18 Florence Bore Labour & Social Protection
19 Alice Wahome Water, Sanitation & Irrigation
20 Rebecca Miano East African Community & Regional Development
21 Salim Mvurya Mining, Blue Economy & Maritime Affairs
22 Roselinda Soipan Tuya Environment and Forestry

Also Read:

  1. Names of Senators in Kenya and their Counties
  2. List of Counties in Kenya and their Governors
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