televised news conference in Nairobi, Kenyatta, whose is serving
his second and final term in office following last year’s
re-election, retained cabinet secretaries for National Treasury,
Transport and Infrastructure, Interior and Co-ordination of
National Government, Tourism, Energy and ICT Ministries.
The posts are held by Henry Rotich, James Macharia, Fred
Matiang’i, Najib Balala, Charles Keter, and Joe Mucheru
respectively. Matiang’i also remains as acting education cabinet
The president nominated former Turkana Senator John Munyes,
former Marsabit Governor Ukur Yatani and former Director of
Public Prosecutions Keriako Tobiko to cabinet without stating
The Kenyan leader promised to make further
"As promised I have named part of men and women to help my
government implement our projects as Jubilee government kicks
off second term service to the nation," he said.
The country’s new constitution, which was enacted in 2010,
allows for a maximum of 22 ministries with women expected to get
a number of slots in the cabinet.