The Kenya Cabinet, Cabinet Secretaries and Ministries

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)

Republican Congress

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


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