Recently President William Ruto appointed 21 Cabinet Assistant Secretaries (CAS) to serve in various ministries.
The new appointments were made with the intention of strengthening the executive arm of the government.
To be eligible for appointment, one must be a Kenyan citizen and should hold a bachelor’s degree from a university recognized in Kenya. They must also demonstrate the ability to manage the administrative-political interface as well as possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
One also needs to meet the requirements of chapter six of the constitution.
A Chief Administrative Secretary will report to the Cabinet Secretary in the performance of his/her duties. Duties include responding to issues or questions touching on the portfolio assigned to the office, providing liaison with the National Assembly and Senate as well as representing the Cabinet Secretary at any meeting as instructed by the CS.
The CAS will serve on contract as determined by the appointing authority. The position is graded at CSG in the public service with remuneration and benefits commensurate to this level.
CABINET ASSISTANT SECRETARIES
|1.||Hon. Cleophas Malala||CAS Interior and National Administration|
|2.||Hon. Kaleb Kositany||CAS Land and Housing|
|3.||Eliud Kamau||CAS Public and Gender Service|
|4.||Annastacia Mwende||CAS Mining and Blue Economy|
|5.||Hon. Purity Ngirici||CAS Tourism and Wildlife Heritage|
|6.||Hon. Okoth Obado||CAS Defence|
|7.||Hon. Charles Njagua||CAS Youth affairs and Sports|
|8.||Hon. Amina Hussein||CAS Education|
|9.||Hon. Khatib Mwashetani||Transport and Public Works|
|10.||Hon. Millicent Omanga||CAS Health|
|11.||Hon. Victor Munyaka||CAS Environment and Forestry|
|12.||Hon. Steven Kamau||CAS Enargy and Petroleum|
|13.||Hon. Henry Kiplagat||CAS Trade, Investment and Industry|
|14.||Hon. Kemosi Mogaka||CAS Information and Communication|
|15.||Hon. Margaret Gicheru||CAS East African Community|
|16.||Hon. Kevin Kemboi||CAS Treasury and Planning|
|17.||Hon. Rehema Hassan||CAS Foreign Affairs|
|18.||Hon. Benjamin Washiali||CAS Agriculture and Livestock|
|19.||Hon. Anwar Loitiptip||CAS Labour and Social Protection|
|20.||Hon. Eunice Ole Muluma||CAS Water and Sanitation|
|21.||Hon. Isaac Mwaura||CAS Cooperative and Micro Enterprise|