Machakos Governor Mutua names 7 new Cabinet nominees, retains 3
Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua has retained three members of his Cabinet after he made fresh nominations and appointments.
Mutua retained Ruth Mutie (Health), Naomi Mutie (Water) and Faith Wathome (Tourism). He also appointed three former ministers as his advisors.
They are Kioko Luka (Economic Affairs), Hellen Kiilu (Intergovernmental Relations) and Joshua Musili (Special Envoy, Emerging issues).
Addressing a news conference at his office, Mutua said he will be making further appointments in the coming weeks.
“I will reorganise the government to serve wananchi better and realign it to the Super Chap Chap philosophy which was the basis of my re-election,” said Mutua.
Below is the full statement;
MACHAKOS CABINET APPOINTMENTS AND NOMINATIONS
In exercise of the powers conferred to me by Article 179(2) of the Constitution of Kenya (2010) and Sections 30(2) (d), (e) and 35 of the County Governments Act, 2012, I have today appointed and nominated the following to be Members of the Machakos County Executive Committee in the specified portfolios.
1) Health and Emergency Services
Minister:Ms. Ruth Mutua Mutie
PhD in Public Health (Finalising)
Masters in Community Health, Clinical Medicine
2) Water, Irrigation, Environment and Natural Resources
Minister: Ms. Naomi Mutie
Masters in Community Health and Development
3) Tourism, Youth, Sports and Culture
Minister: Ms. Faith Wathome
B.A Tourism, Professional Diploma in Tourism Administration
NOMINATIONS FOR VETTING BY COUNTY ASSEMBLY
4. Public Service, Quality Management and ICT
Minister: Mr. Kimeu Mbithi Kimeu
Masters (Ongoing), B.Ed, Member, Institute of Human Resource Management
5. Energy, Lands, Housing and Urban Development
Minister: Ms. Evelyne Kavuu Mutie
MBA (Strategic Management), B.A. Community Development
6. Roads, Transport and Public Works
Minister: Eng. Morris Omuyoma Aluanga
Bachelor of Science Civil Engineering
7. County Administration and Decentralized Units
Minister: Mr. Titus Nzeki Matiku Kavila
Masters (Ongoing), Bachelor of Education
8. Trade, Industrialization and Innovation
Minister: Mr. Francis Kiio Mwaka
Masters in Business Administration
B.A in International Relations
9. Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperative Development
Minister: Mr. Urbanus Musyoka Wambua
Master of Science in Parasitology, B.Sc in Agriculture
10. Education, Skills Training and Social Welfare
Minister: Mr. Lazarus Kivuva
PhD (Ongoing), Masters in Education, Bachelor of Education
Further, in accordance with Section 32 (3) of the County Governments Act, 2012, I have assigned my Deputy Governor, Francis Maliti the responsibility of running the Finance and Economic Planning portfolio.
I have also appointed the following:
1. Hon, George Kioko Luka
Advisor, Economic Affairs
2. Hon. Dr. Helena S. Kiilu
Advisor, Intergovernmental Relations
3. Hon. Joshua Musili
Special Envoy, Emerging issues
I will be making further appointments in the following few weeks as we re-organize the Government to serve Wananchi better and to align it to the Super Maendeleo Chap Chap philosophy which was the basis of my re-election.
Thank you and God bless you.
H.E. Dr. Alfred N. Mutua, EBS