Updated List Of Cabinet Secretaries In Kenya

This is an updated list of all Cabinet Secretaries (CS) of Kenya as of 2023, following President William Ruto’s reshuffle. The President, through a gazette notice on 4 October 4 2023 effected a change in the cabinet by reshuffling various cabinet ministers to various ministries. However, contrary to the expectations of many Kenyans, no Cabinet Secretary was fired.

Kenya’s Cabinet consists of the President, Deputy President, Attorney General, and Cabinet Secretaries. Kenya’s Constitution allows for a maximum of 23 ministries. Cabinet Secretaries are appointed by the President and then approved by a legislative committee.

According to the Kenyan Constitution, cabinet secretaries lead and oversee their respective ministries. They are all answerable to the president and must make complete and frequent reports on their ministries to Parliament. A Cabinet Secretary does not sit in the Kenyan Parliament.

Updated List Of Cabinet Secretaries (CS) In Kenya

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


Cabinet Secretary Salary And Allowances In Kenya

A cabinet secretary (CS) is paid Ksh 924,000 a month, according to a recent gazette notice by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC). The wage scale is broken down below.

Cabinet Secretary Monthly Salary And Allowances In Kenya
Basic Salary Ksh 554,400
House Allowance Ksh 200,000
Market Adjustment Ksh 169,600
Total Salary Per Month Ksh 924, 000

Other Benefits

Transport: They are furnished with an official car with a maximum engine capacity of 3000 cc.

Medical Benefit: An annual medical coverage is granted for one spouse and up to four children under the age of twenty-five who are entirely dependent on the state official, as follows: Patient: Ksh 10 million Outpatient: Sh300,000 Pregnancy: Ksh 150,000 Dental: 75,000 Ksh Optical costs Ksh 75,000.

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Car Loan: up to Ksh 10 million

Mortgage: Up to Ksh 40 million

Airtime: Up to a maximum of Ksh 20,000 per month

Annual Leave Allowance: Ksh 50,000 per annum