The Head of State has given a special focus to the youth, gender, devolution, planning as well as national cohesion and integration which have all been brought under the presidency/ALI ALALE
NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 18 – President Uhuru Kenyatta has unveiled the structure of his new government, collapsing ministries from 44 to 18, four less than the maximum limit set by the Constitution.
The president has broken down the new ministries to 24 departments which will be headed by Principal Secretaries (formerly Permanent Secretaries).
The Constitution sets a minimum of 14 and maximum 22 ministries.
The president is now expected to nominate Cabinet Secretaries in charge of the new ministries possibly next week.
The nominees will have to undergo vetting and approval of the National Assembly, after which the president will appoint them into office.
In the new Executive unveiled on…
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