President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced changes to the executive with new appointments and changes.
In a statement released on Wednesday evening, Basic Education PS Belio Kipsang has been moved to State Department for Regional and Northern Corridor Development. Dr Julius Jwan has replaced Dr Kipsang.
Department for Youth Affairs Mr Julius Korir will take over Mr Sunkuli’s former place at the State Department for Devolution.
Mr Francis Owino was moved to the State Department for Fisheries, Agriculture and the Blue Economy while Andrew Kamau will top the Ministry of Petroleum and Mining.
Ambassador Peter Kaberia is moved to the State Department for Industrialisation while Dr Margaret Mwakima to State Department for Vocational and Technical Training.
Mr Charles Sunkuli is now the new Principal Secretary in the State while David Osiany is appointed as the Chief Administrative Secretary in the Ministry of Industrialisation, Trade and Enterprise Development and Dr Sara Ruto is the new CAS at the Ministry of Education.
Mr Zachary Ayieko has been appointed CAS in the Ministry of Energy and Alex Mburi Mwiru in the Ministry of Lands and Physical Planning in a similar capacity.
Additionally, Mr Eric Simiyu Wafukho has been appointed as the Chief Administrative Secretary in the National Treasury and Planning Ministry, Jackson Musyoka Kalla has been appointed in the same capacity in the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection.
Lawrence Angolo Omuhaka is the new CAS in the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Cooperatives and Prof Japheth Ntiba Micheni has been appointed in a similar capacity in the State Law Office and Department of Justice.
Ms Winnie Guchu has been named CAS in the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government. Other CAS appointees include Gideon Mung’aro (Ministry of Devolution), Dr Lina Jebii Kilimo (Ministry of Public Service and Gender), Mr Hassan Noor Hassan (Ministry of Education) and Zack Kinuthia Mugure (Ministry of Sports, Culture and Heritage) together with the former West Pokot Governor Simon Kachapin.
The new appointments and changes effective immediately.
By JN Wamanji