List of Cabinet Secretaries in Kenya 2024

Anne Katana

Here is a complete and updated list of Kenya’s Cabinet Secretaries in Kenya serving under President William Ruto.

Who is a Cabinet Secretary?

A Cabinet Secretary (CS) is a member of the Kenyan Cabinet and head of the Kenyan Ministries. The Government introduced the Cabinet Secretary position in the country after promulgating the 2010 constitution.

However, the Cabinet Secretary is not a Member of the Kenyan Parliament. The CS has to be vetted by a parliamentary committee before their appointment.

Here is the current list of Kenyan Cabinet Secretaries.

List of Cabinet Secretaries in Kenya

The following are the Cabinet Secretaries in Kenya that serve under William Ruto Kenyatta in the Kenyan Government.


Cabinet Secretary

Government Ministry

Musalia Mudavadi Prime Cabinet Secretary
1 Aden Duale Ministry of Defence
2 Prof Kithure Kindiki Ministry of Interior and National Administration
3 Aisha Jumwa Ministry of Public Service and Gender Affairs
4 Dr. Alfred Mutua Ministry of Foreign and Diaspora Affairs
5 Zachariah Mwangi Njeru Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development.
6 Mithika Linturi Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development
7 Susan Nakhumicha Wafula. Ministry of Health
8 Alice Wahome Ministry of Water, Sanitation, and Irrigation
9 Moses Kuria Ministry of Trade, Investment, & Industry.
10 Rebecca Miano Ministry of the East African Community, Arid & Semi-Arid & Regional Development
11 Kipchumba Murkomen Ministry of Roads, Transport and Public Works
12 Soipan Tuya Ministry of Environment and Forestry ministry.
13 Prof Njuguna Ndung’u Ministry of National Treasury and Planning
14 Ms. Peninah Malonza Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife, & Heritage
15 Eliud Owalo Ministry of Information, Communications & Digital Economy
16 Mr. Ezekiel Machogu Ministry of Education
17 Davis Chirchir Ministry of Energy and Petroleum
18 Mr. Ababu Namwamba Ministry of Youth Affairs, Sports & Arts
19 Simon Chelugui Ministry of Cooperatives and Micro, Small & Medium Enterprise Development
20 Salim Mvurya Ministry of Mining, Blue Economy & Maritime Affairs
21 Florence Bore Ministry of Labour and Social Protection

Special Appointments

  • Advisor on Women Rights Agency – Harriet Chigai
  • National Security Advisor – Monica Juma
  • Attorney General – Justin Muturi
  • Secretary to the Cabinet – Mercy Wanjau

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