The National Assembly has approved all the 24 Cabinet nominees appointed by President William Ruto.
On Tuesday, the House Committee presented their vetting report in the Parliament where both the Majority and Minority sides in the Committee rejected Penina Malonza for the role of Tourism, Wildlife & Heritage CS as they said she lacked the requisite abilities and professional experience to be approved for appointment to the Office of the Cabinet Secretary.
In the report tabled by Minority leader Junet Mohammed, Aisha Jumwa (Gender CS nominee) and Mithika Linturi (Agriculture CS nominee) were approved by a majority and rejected by a minority where they said Linturi failed to present his academic degree and that he has pending court cases, Jumwa was rejected due to a pending court case where she is accused of shooting a man in 2019.
The 24 include; Prime Cabinet Secretary Wycliffe Musalia Mudavadi, Justin Bedan Muturi Njoka, Attorney General, Aden Barre Duale, Defence , Dr. Alfred Nganga Mutua, Foreign and Diaspora Affairs, Alice Muthoni Wahome, Water, Sanitation & Irrigation, Prof. Kithure Kindiki, EGH Interior and National Administration, followed by Prof. Njuguna Ndung’u, National Treasury and Planning, Aisha Jumwa Karisa Katana Public Service, Gender and Affirmative Action, Davis Kimutai Chirchir Energy and Petroleum, Moses Kuria Trade, Investment and Industry, Onesimus Kipchumba Murkomen, Roads, Transport and Public Works, Rosalinda Soipan Tuya, Environment & Forestry, Peninah Malonza, Tourism, Wildlife & Heritage, Zacharia Mwangi Njeru Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Susan Nakhumicha Wafula, Health,Franklin Mithika Linturi, Agriculture & Livestock Development , Eliud Okech Owalo, Information Communications & The Digital Economy, Ezekiel Machogu Ombaki, Education, Ababu Namwamba, Youth Affairs, Sports & The Arts, Rebecca Miano, East African Community, Arid & Semi-arid Lands & Regional Development, Simon Kiprono Chelugui, Co-operatives and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development, Salim Mvurya, Mining, Blue Economy and Maritime Affairs, Florence Chepngetich Koske-Bore, Labour & Social Protection and Mercy Kiiru Wanajau, Secretary to the Cabinet.
The 24 Cabinet members will be sworn in and assume office in their different dockets.