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
|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|
|7.||Gender, Culture, the Arts & Heritage||Aisha Jumwa|
|8.||Public Service, Performance &
|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|
|15.||Agriculture & Livestock Development||Mithika Linturi|
|16.||Information, Technology, & Digital Economy||Eliud Owalo|
|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|
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.
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