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The Government Ministries

Current Government Portfolios/Ministries

1. Ministry of Interior and Co-ordination of National Government
Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Dr. Fred Okengo Matiang’i, E.G.H.
Chief Administrative Secretary: Hon. Patrick K. Ole Ntutu
Principal Secretary: Dr. Eng. Karanja Kibicho, C.B.S. (Interior)
Principal Secretary: Maj.Gen.(Rtd) Gordon Kihalangwa, C.B.S. (Immigration & Citizen Service)
Principal Secretary: Ms. Zainabu Abdallah Hussein, C.B.S. (Correctional Services)

2. Ministry of Defence
Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Amb. Dr. Monica K. Juma, C.B.S.
Principal Secretary: Mr. Torome Saitoti

3. The National Treasury and Planning
Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Amb. Ukur Yatani Kanacho
Chief Administrative Secretary: Hon. Nelson Gaichuhie
Principal Secretary: Dr. Kamau Thugge, C.B.S. (Treasury)
Principal Secretary: Dr. Julius Monzi Muia, E.B.S. (Planning)

4. Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Amb. Raychelle A. Omamo, E.G.H.
Chief Administrative Secretary: Hon. Ababu Namwamba, E.G.H.
Principal Secretary: Amb. Macharia Kamau, M.B.S.

5. Ministry of Industry, Trade & Co-operatives
Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Peter Munya, M.G.H.
Chief Administrative Secretary: –
Principal Secretary: Ms. Betty Chemutai Maina, C.B.S. (Industrialization)
Principal Secretary: Dr. Chris Kiptoo, C.B.S. (Trade)
Principal Secretary: – Mr. Ali Noor Ismail, CBS

6. Ministry of Health
Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Sicily K. Kariuki, E.G.H.
Chief Administrative Secretary: Dr. Rashid A. Aman
Principal Secretary: Ms. Susan N. Mochache, CBS

7. Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Irrigation
Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Mwangi Kiunjuri, M.G.H.
Chief Administrative Secretary: Dr. Andrew Tuimur, C.B.S.
Principal Secretary: Dr. Richard L. Lesiyampe, C.B.S. (Crop Development)
Principal Secretary: Mr. Harry Kimutai (Livestock)
Principal Secretary: Prof. Hamadi Iddi Boga (Agriculture Research)
Principal Secretary: Prof. Japheth Micheni Ntiba, C.B.S. (Fisheries, Aquaculture & the Blue Economy)
Principal Secretary: Prof. Fred K. Segor, C.B.S. (Irrigation)

8. Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing, Urban Development and Public Works
Cabinet Secretary: Hon. James Wainaina Macharia, E.G.H.
Chief Administrative Secretary: Hon. Christopher Obure, E.G.H.
Principal Secretary: Ms. Esther Koimet, C.B.S. (Transport)
Principal Secretary: Mr. Julius Korir (Infrastructure)
Principal Secretary: Prof. Paul Maringa Mwangi, C.B.S. (Public Works)
Principal Secretary: Mr. Charles Hinga Mwaura (Housing & Urban Development)
Principal Secretary: Mrs. Nancy Karigithu, C.B.S. (Shipping & Maritime)

9. Ministry of Devolution and the ASALS
Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Eugene Wamalwa, E.G.H.
Chief Administrative Secretary: Hon. Amb. Tuneya Hussein Dado
Principal Secretary: Mr. Charles Talengo Sunkuli, C.B.S. (Devolution)
Principal Secretary: Mr. Michael PKopus Powon, C.B.S. (ASALS)

10. Ministry of Information, Communication and Technology (ICT)
Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Joe Mucheru
Chief Administrative Secretary: –
Principal Secretary: Mrs. Fatuma Hirsi, C.B.S. (Broadcasting & Telecommunication)
Principal Secretary: Mr. Jerome Okoth Ochieng’ (Information Communication Technology)

11. Ministry of Sports, Culture and Heritage
Cabinet Secretary: HON. Amb. Amina C. Mohamed, EGH
Chief Administrative Secretary: Hon. Hassan Noor Hassan, E.B.S.
Principal Secretary: Amb. Peter Kirimi Kaberia, C.B.S. (Sports)
Principal Secretary: Ms. Josephta Mukobe, C.B.S. (Culture & Heritage)

12. Ministry of Education
Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Prof. George A.O Magoha
Chief Administrative Secretary & Principal Secretary: Hon. Prof. Colletta Suda, C.B.S., FKNAS (University Education and Research)
Principal Secretary: Dr. Richard Belio Kipsang (Early learning & Basic Education)
Principal Secretary: Dr. Kevit Desai (Vocational & Technical Training)
Principal Secretary: Mr. Alfred Cheruiyot (Post-Training & Skills Development)

13. Ministry of East African Community (EAC) and Regional Development
Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Adan Abdulla Mohamed, E.G.H.
Chief Administrative Secretary: Hon. Ken Obura
Principal Secretary: Dr. Margaret Mwakima, CBS (East African Community (EAC))
Principal Secretary: – (Northern Corridor Development)

14. Ministry of Labour and Social Protection
Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Amb. Ukur Yattani Kanacho
Chief Administrative Secretary: Hon. Abdul Bahari
Principal Secretary: Eng. Peter Kiplagat Tum, OGW (Labour)
Principal Secretary: Mr. Nelson Marwa, E.B.S. (Social Protection, Pensions & Senior Citizens Affairs)

15. Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife
Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Najib Balala, E.G.H.
Chief Administrative Secretary: –
Principal Secretary: Mr. Joe Okudo, C.B.S. (Tourism)
Principal Secretary: Dr. Susan Koech, C.B.S. (Wildlife)

16. Ministry of Environment and Forestry
Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Keriako Tobiko, C.B.S.
Chief Administrative Secretary: Hon. Mohamed Ibrahim Elmi, E.G.H.
Principal Secretary: Dr. Ibrahim M. Mohamed C.B.S. (Environment & Forestry)

17. Ministry of Water and Sanitation
Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Simon Chelugui
Chief Administrative Secretary: Hon. Winnie Waceke Guchu
Principal Secretary: Mr. Joseph Wairagu Irungu, C.B.S.

18. Ministry of Lands and Physical Planning
Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Farida Chepchumba Karoney
Chief Administrative Secretary: Hon. Gideon Mung’aro
Principal Secretary: Dr. Nicholas Muraguri, C.B.S.

19. Ministry of Energy
Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Charles Keter, E.G.H.
Chief Administrative Secretary: Hon. Simon Kachapin
Principal Secretary: Dr. Eng. Joseph K. Njoroge, C.B.S.

20. Ministry of Petroleum and Mining
Cabinet Secretary: Hon. John K. Munyes, E.G.H.
Chief Administrative Secretary: Dr. Eng. John Mosonik, C.B.S.
Principal Secretary: Mr. Andrew Kamau Ng’ang’a (Petroleum)
Principal Secretary: Mr. John Murangi Omenge (Mining)

21. Ministry of Public Service, Youth and Gender
Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Prof. Margaret Kobia, M.G.H.
Chief Administrative Secretary: Hon. Rachel W. Shebesh
Principal Secretary: – (Public Service)
Principal Secretary: Ms. Safina Kwekwe (Gender)
Principal Secretary: Dr. Francis O. Owino (Youth)