2017 Uhuru New Cabinet secretaries and Principal Secretaries

After his re-election President Uhuru Kenyatta is expected to elect or reshuffle his cabinet. This move will see some of current Cabinet secretaries and principal secretaries be retained or being sacked. Currently the seating Cabinet secretaries and principal secretaries are as follows

Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government 

Cabinet Secretary: Fred Matiang’i

  • Principal Secretary coordination: Josephta Mukobe
  • Principal Secretary interior:  Monica Kathina Juma 

Ministry of Devolution and Planning

Cabinet Secretary: Mwangi Kiunjuri

  • Principal Secretary Devolution:  Ms Mwanamaka Amani Mabruki
  • Principal Secretary planning:  Mr. Saitoti Torome

Ministry of Finace and National Treasury

Cabinet Secretary: Henry Rotich

Principal Secretary: Dr. Kamau Thugge 

Ministry of Defense

Cabinet Secretary: Raychelle Omamo

  • Principal Secretary: Amb Peter Kaberia  

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International trade

Cabinet Secretary: Amina Mohammed 

  • Principal Secretary foreign affairs: Amb. Dr. Monica Kathina Juma
  • Principal Secretary international trade: Dr. Chris Kiptoo
  1. Ministry of Education
    Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Dr Fred Matiangi
    Principal Secretary (Basic Education): Dr. Belio Kipsang
    Principal Secretary (Higher Education, Science and Technology): Prof. Colleta Akinyi Suda Principal Secretary(Vocational & technical training): Dr. Dinah Jerotich Mwinzi
  2. Ministry of Health
    Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Dr Cleopa Kilonzo Mailu
    Principal Secretary: Mr. Nicholas Muraguri

Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure

Cabinet Secretary: Michael Kamau

  • Principal Secretary:  Nduva Muli (Transport)
  • Principal Secretary:  John Kipngetich (Infrastructure)


  1. Ministry of Information, Communication and Technology
    Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Joe Mucheru
    Principal Secretary (ICT & Innovation): Mr. Victor Kyalo
    Principal Secretary (Broadcasting & Telecommunications): Mr.Sammy Itemere
  2. Ministry of Environment and Natural Resource
    Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Prof. Judi W. Wakhungu

Principal Secretary (Natural Resources): Dr Margaret Mwakima
Principal Secretary (Environment): Mr. Charles Sunkuli

  1. Ministry of Land, Housing and Urban Development
    Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Professor Jacob Kaimenyi

Principal Secretary (Lands): Ms. Mariamu El Maawy
Principal Secretary (Public Works): Dr Paul Maringa Mwangi

Principal Secretary (Housing and Urban Planning): Ms. Aidah Munano

  1. Ministry of Sports, Culture and the Arts
    Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Dr. Hassan Wario Arero
    Principal Secretary (Arts & Culture): Mr. Joe Okudo

Principal Secretary (Sports Development): Amb. Richard Ekai Titus

  1. Ministry of Labour & East Africa Affairs
    Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Phylis J K Kandie
    Principal Secretary: Dr. Khadijah Kassachon (Labour)
    Principal Secretary: Ms. Betty Chemutai Maina(East Africa Community Integration )
    Principal Secretary: Dr. Ali Noor Ismail (Cooperatives)
    Principal Secretary: Ms. Susan Mochache (Social Security & Services)
  2. Ministry of Energy and Petroleum
    Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Charles Keter
    Principal Secretary: Eng. Joseph Njoroge (Energy)
    Principal Secretary: Andrew Kamau Nganga (Petroleum)
  3. Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries
    Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Willy Bett
    Principal Secretary: Mr. Richard Lesiyampe (Agriculture)
    Principal Secretary: Mr. Micheni Ntiba (Fisheries)
    Principal Secretary: Dr Andrew K Tuimur (Livestock)
    Principal Secretary: Ms.Nancy Karigithu (Maritime Commerce)
  4. Ministry of Industrialization and Enterprise Development
    Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Adan Abdulla, Mohamed
    Principal Secretary: Mr. Julius Korir
  5. Ministry of Public Service, Youth & Gender Affairs
    Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Ms. Sicily Kanini Kariuki
    Principal Secretary: Ms. Lilian Omollo (Youth & Public Service)
    Principal Secretary: Zeinab W Hussein ( Gender Affairs)
  6. Ministry of Tourism
    Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Najib Balala
    Principal Secretary: Ms. Fatuma Hersi
  7. Ministry of Mining
    Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Dan Kazungu
    Principal Secretary: Dr Mohammed Ibrahim Mahmud
  8. Ministry of Water & Irrigation
    Cabinet Secretary: Hon. Eugene Wamalwa
    Principal Secretary (National Water Services): Fred Sigor
    Principal Secretary (Irrigation): Patrick Nduati Mwangi