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The Government Ministries
Current Government Portfolios/Ministries
1. MINISTRY OF INTERIOR AND NATIONAL ADMINISTRATION
Cabinet Secretary: Hon. (Prof.) Kithure KINDIKI, E.G.H.
State Department for Internal Security and National Administration
Principal Secretary: Dr. Raymond V. O. OMOLLO, PhD.
State Department for Correctional Services
Principal Secretary: Ms. Mary Muthoni MURIUKI, H.S.C.
State Department for Citizen Services
Principal Secretary: Amb. (Prof.) Julius K. BITOK, PhD., M.B.S.
2. MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Aden Bare DUALE, E.G.H.
Principal Secretary: Mr. Patrick MARIRU
3. THE NATIONAL TREASURY AND ECONOMIC PLANNING
Cabinet Secretary: Prof. Njuguna S. NDUNG’U, C.B.S.
The National Treasury
Principal Secretary: Dr. Chris K. KIPTOO, PhD., C.B.S.
State Department for Economic Planning
Principal Secretary: Mr. James B. MUHATI
4. MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AND DIASPORA AFFAIRS
Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Alfred N. MUTUA, E.G.H.
State Department for Foreign Affairs
Principal Secretary: Dr. Korir SING’OEI, PhD., E.B.S.
State Department for Diaspora Affairs
Principal Secretary: Ms. Roseline K. NJOGU
5. MINISTRY OF PUBLIC SERVICE, GENDER AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION
Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Aisha Jumwa K. KATANA
State Department for Public Service
Principal Secretary: Mr. Amos N. GATHECHA, E.B.S., ndc(K)
State Department for Gender And Affirmative Action
Principal Secretary: Ms. Veronica M. NDUVA
6. MINISTRY OF ROADS AND TRANSPORT
Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Kipchumba MURKOMEN, E.G.H.
State Department of Roads
Principal Secretary: Eng. Joseph M. MBUGUA
State Department for Transport
Principal Secretary: Mr. Mohamed A. DAGHAR
7. MINISTRY OF LANDS, PUBLIC WORKS, HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT
Cabinet Secretary: Mr. Zachariah Mwangi NJERU
State Department for Lands and Physical Planning
Principal Secretary: Hon. Generali Korir NIXON
State Department for Housing and Urban Development
Principal Secretary: Mr. Charles Hinga MWAURA, C.B.S.
State Department for Public Works
Principal Secretary: Mr. Joel Psimatwa Loremoi ARUMONYANG
8. MINISTRY OF INFORMATION, COMMUNICATIONS AND THE DIGITAL ECONOMY
Cabinet Secretary: Mr. Eliud O. OWALO
State Department for Broadcasting and Telecommunications
Principal Secretary: Prof. Edward W. KISIANG’ANI, PhD.
State Department for Information Communication Technology (ICT) and Digital Economy
Principal Secretary: Eng. John K. TANUI, M.B.S.
9. MINISTRY OF HEALTH
Cabinet Secretary: Ms. Susan Nakhumicha WAFULA
State Department for Medical Services
Principal Secretary: Eng. Peter K. TUM, C.B.S.
State Department for Health Standards and Professional Management
Principal Secretary: Dr. Josephine N. MBURU, PhD.
10. MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Ezekiel Machogu OMBAKI, C.B.S.
State Department for Basic Education
Principal Secretary: Dr. Belio R. KIPSANG, PhD., C.B.S.
State Department for Technical, Vocational Education and Training
Principal Secretary: Dr. Esther T. MUORIA, PhD.
State Department for Higher Education and Research
Principal Secretary: Dr. Beatrice M. INYANGALA, PhD.
11. MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND LIVESTOCK DEVELOPMENT
Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Franklin M. LINTURI
State Department for Crop Development
Principal Secretary: Mr. Phillip K. HARSAMA
State Department for Livestock Development
Principal Secretary: Mr. Harry K. KIMTAI, C.B.S.
12. MINISTRY OF INVESTMENTS, TRADE AND INDUSTRY
Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Moses K. KURIA
State Department for Investments Promotion
Principal Secretary: Mr. Abubakar Hassan ABUBAKAR
State Department for Trade
Principal Secretary: Mr. Alfred Ombudo K’OMBUDO
State Department for Industry
Principal Secretary: Dr. Juma MUKHWANA, PhD.
13. MINISTRY OF CO-OPERATIVES AND MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES (MSME) DEVELOPMENT
Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Simon K. CHELUGUI, E.G.H.
State Department for Co-Operatives
Principal Secretary: Mr. Patrick K. KILEMI
State Department for Micro, Small And Medium Enterprise (MSME) Development
Principal Secretary: Ms. Susan A. MANG’ENI
14. MINISTRY OF YOUTH AFFAIRS, SPORTS AND THE ARTS
Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Ababu NAMWAMBA, E.G.H.
State Department for Youth Affairs
Principal Secretary: Mr. Ismail Maalim MADEY
State Department for Sports and the Arts
Principal Secretary: Hon. Jonathan M. MUEKE
15. MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT AND FORESTRY
Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Soipan TUYA, C.B.S.
State Department for Envionment and Climate Change
Principal Secretary: Eng. Festus K. NG’ENO
State Department for Forestry
Principal Secretary: Mr. Ephantus K. KIMANI
16. MINISTRY OF TOURISM, WILDLIFE AND HERITAGE
Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Peninah MALONZA, O.G.W.
State Department for Tourism
Principal Secretary: Mr. John Lekakeny OLOLTUAA
State Department for Wildlife
Principal Secretary: Ms. Museiya Silvia KIHORO
State Department for Culture and Heritage
Principal Secretary: Ms. Ummi Mohamed BASHIR
17. MINISTRY OF WATER, SANITATION AND IRRIGATION
Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Alice M. WAHOME
State Department for Water and Sanitation
Principal Secretary: Dr. Paul K. RONOH, PhD.
State Department for Irrigation
Principal Secretary: Mr. Gitonga M. MUGAMBI, E.B.S.
18. MINISTRY OF ENERGY AND PETROLEUM
Cabinet Secretary: Mr. Davis K. CHIRCHIR
State Department for Energy
Principal Secretary: Mr. Alex K. WACHIRA
State Department for Petroleum
Principal Secretary: Mr. Mohamed LIBAN
19. MINISTRY OF LABOUR AND SOCIAL PROTECTION
Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Florence K. BORE
State Department for Labour and Skills Development
Principal Secretary: Mr. Geoffrey E. KIATUKO
State Department for Social Protection and Senior Citizen Affairs
Principal Secretary: Mr. Mogosi J. MOTARI, M.B.S.
20. MINISTRY OF EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY (EAC), THE ASALS AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Cabinet Secretary: Ms. Rebecca MIANO, M.B.S.
State Department for East African Community Affairs
Principal Secretary: Mr. Abdi Dubat FIDHOW
State Department for the ASALs and Regional Development
Principal Secretary: Mr. Idris Salim DOKOTA
21. MINISTRY OF MINING, BLUE ECONOMY AND MARITIME AFFAIRS
Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Salim MVURYA, E.G.H.
State Department for Mining
Principal Secretary: Mr. Elijah G. MWANGI
State Department for the Blue Economy and Fisheries
Principal Secretary: Ms. Betsy M. NJAGI
State Department for Shipping and Maritime Affairs
Principal Secretary: Mr. Shadrack M. MWADIME, M.B.S.