On Thursday, during a ceremony at State House, Nairobi, President William Ruto will witness the swearing-in of new Cabinet Secretaries.
The event will begin at 11 a.m., said State House Press Secretary Emmanuel Talam.
All 24 candidates for Cabinet Secretaries had their nominations confirmed by the National Assembly on Wednesday, allowing them to take up positions in the Executive branch.
The candidates for CS who were subjected to screening last week are as follows:
They include Salim Mvurya, a former governor of Kwale, Davis Chirchir, who oversees energy and petroleum, Mercy Wanjau, who serves as the cabinet’s secretary, Alfred Mutua, who oversees foreign and diaspora affairs, and Ababu Namwamba (Youth Affairs, Sports and the Arts).
Others include former Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) Governor Prof. Njuguna Ndung’u (National Treasury and Planning), former Nyaribari Masaba MP Ezekiel Machogu (Education), former Elgeyo Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen (Roads, Transport and Public Works), and former Narok Woman Representative Soipan Tuya (Environment and Forestry).
Eliud Owalo (ICT and Digital Economy), Rebecca Miano (East African Community, Arid and Semi-Arid Lands and Regional Development), Florence Bore (Labor and Social Protection), and Zacharia Njeru (Lands, Housing and Urban Development) are among the experts in their respective fields.
Additionally, those approved include former Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria (Trade, Investment, and Industry), former Tharaka Nithi Senator Prof Kithure Kindiki (Interior and National Administration), and former Kandara MP Alice Wahome (Water, Sanitation and Irrigation) and Susan Nakhumicha (Health).
The house also confirmed Prime Cabinet Secretary Musalia Mudavadi, Tourism and Wildlife CS Peninah Malonza, former National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi (Attorney General), Garissa Township MP Aden Duale (Defense), and Labour Cabinet Secretary Simon Chelugui (Co-operatives and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development, MSMEs).