NAIROBI – President Uhuru Kenyatta announced major changes in government on Wednesday, through a press release issued by Head of the Public Service, Joseph Kinyua.
Kenyatta reshuffled Principal Secretaries and CASs.?ight PSs, six CASs were?eshuffled and?ight new appointed in the latest game change plan.
The State Department for Mining was also merged with the State Department for Petroleum to form a single entity that would be called the Ministry of Petroleum and Mining.
The new changes saw Dr Belio Kipsang transferred from the Education Ministry to become new State Department for Regional and Northern Corridor Development, giving way to Dr Juma Jwan, who left the Early Learning & Basic Education portiflio.?wan previously served at?he State Department for Vocational and Technical Training.
Zack Kinuthia was also appointed?AS under the Ministry of Sports, Culture and Heritage.
Kinuthia was previously the CAS for Education.?assan Noor Hassan took over as Education CAS. Dr Sara?uto was also appointed as CAS in the Education docket.
Margaret Mwakima took over as PS?tate Department for Vocational and Technical Training. Andrew Kamau was transferred to the Ministry of Petroleum and Mining.
Julius Korir took over as PS State Department for Devolution, Peter Kaberia was posted to the State Department for Industrialisation from the Sports docket.
Charles Talengo Sunkuli was appointed PS State Department for Youth Affairs. Sunkuli is the immediate former PS?tate Department for Devolution.
The CASs were re-assigned as follows;
Winnie Gichu from CAS?tate Law Office and Department of Justice to CAS Ministry of Interior.
Gideon Mungaro from the Lands Ministry to the Devolution docket.
Lina Jebi Kilimo was posted to the Ministry of Public Service and Gender. She previously served as?(CAS) of Livestock and Fisheries.
Simon Kachaplin was also posted to be CAS in the Ministry of?ports, Culture and Heritage where he will coordinate with Zack Kinuthia.?
President Uhuru Kenyatta also made new appointments in government. Former University of Nairobi (UoN) student leader David Osiany was appointed as the CAS Ministry of Industrialisation Trade and Enterprise Development.
Other new CAS appointments were as follows;
Dr Sara?uto was appointed as CAS in the Education docket.
Eric Simiyu Wafukho – National Treasury and Planning.
Jackson Musyoka Kalla – Ministry of Labour and Social Protection.
Prof Japheth Ntiba Micheni – The State Law Office & Department of Justice.
Zachary Ayieko – Ministry of Energy. Alex Mburi Mwiru – Ministry of Lands & Physical Planning.