The Cabinet of Kenya is made up of the President, Deputy President, Attorney General and Cabinet Secretaries.
The 2010 Constitution of Kenya allows a maximum of 22 ministries.
A Cabinet Secretary is not a Member of the Kenyan Parliament and so has to be vetted by a parliamentary committee comprised of legislators before their full appointment.
Kenya’s current Cabinet/Parliament involves leaders lawmakers from various political parties. They include:
The National Alliance (TNA) Party
United Republican Party (URP)
National Rainbow Coalition (NaRC)
Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) Party
New Ford–Kenya Party
Independent (where leaders are elected without any party)
President Uhuru Kenyatta, the Commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces and his Deputy President William Ruto are the heads of the Cabinet.
The Attorney General Githu Muigai also sits at the Cabinet.
Cabinet Secretaries to the Cabinet representing various Ministries include:
1. Interior & Coordination- Maj. (Rtd) Joseph Nkaissery
2. Mining- Dan Kazungu
3. Water and Irrigation- Eugene Wamalwa
4. Education- Dr. Fred Matiang’i
5. Defence- Raychelle Omamo
6. Finance & National Treasury-Henry Rotich
7. Environment- Judy Wakhungu
8. Devolution and Planning Mwangi Kiunjuri
9. Energy and Petroleum- Charles Keter
10. Public Service, Youth and Gender Affairs- Sicily Kariuki
11. Transport and Infrastructure- James Macharia
12. Sports, Arts and Culture- Hassan Wario
13. Agriculture Willy Bett
14. Foreign Affairs Amina Mohamed
15. Tourism- Najib Balala
16. Industrialization- Adan Mohammed
17. Health Cleopa Mailu
18. Labour and East Africa Community Affairs- Phyllis Kandie
19. Information Communication Technology- Joe Mucheru
20. Lands- Jacob Kaimenyi