Updated List Of Cabinet Secretaries In Kenya 2023

This is an updated list of all Cabinet Secretaries (CS) in Kenya as of 2023 after the reshuffle by President William Ruto. The Cabinet of Kenya comprises the President, Deputy President, Attorney General and Cabinet Secretaries. The Constitution of Kenya allows a maximum of 23 ministries.

Cabinet Secretaries are nominated by the President and then vetted by a parliamentary committee before their appointment.

Cabinet secretaries head and manage their respective ministries per the Constitution of Kenya. They are all accountable to the president and provide the Parliament with full and regular reports of their ministries. A Cabinet Secretary is not a Member of the Kenyan Parliament.

Updated List Of Cabinet Secretaries (CS) In Kenya 2023

Ministry Cabinet Secretary 
1. Office of the Prime Cabinet Secretary and Ministry of Foreign & Diaspora Affairs Musalia Mudavadi
2. Interior & National Administration Kithure Kindiki
3. National Treasury & Planning Njuguna Ndung’u
4. Water, Sanitation & Irrigation Zacharia Njeru
5. East Africa Community (EAC) Arid & Semi-Arid Lands (ASLs) & Regional Development Penina Malonza
6. Defence Aden Duale
7. Foreign & Diaspora Affairs Alfred Mutua
8. Public Service, Performance &
Delivery Management
Moses Kuria
9. Trade, Investment & Industry Rebecca Miano
10. Environment & Forestry Soipan Tuya
11. Roads, Transport, & Public Works Kipchumba Murkomen
12. Tourism & Wildlife Alfred Mutua
13. Lands, Housing, & Urban Develoment Alice Wahome
14. Health Susan Nakhumicha
15. Agriculture & Livestock Development Mithika Linturi
16. Information, Technology, & Digital Economy Eliud Owalo
17. Education Ezekiel Machogu
18. Energy & Petroleum Davis Chirchir
19. Youth Affairs & Sports Ababu Namwamba
20. Cooperatives & Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) Development Simon Chelugui
21. Mining, Blue Economy, & Maritime Affairs Salim Mvurya
22. Labour & Social Protection Florence Bore
23 Gender, Culture, the Arts & Heritage Aisha Jumwa

Cabinet Secretary Salary And Allowances In Kenya

According to a recent gazette notice by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC), a cabinet secretary (CS) gets a monthly salary of Ksh 924,000. Below is a breakdown of the pay.

Cabinet Secretary Salary And Allowances In Kenya per Month
Basic Salary Ksh 554,400
House Allowance Ksh 200,000
Market Adjustment Ksh 169,600
Total Salary Per Month Ksh 924, 000

Other Benefits

Transport: They are provided with an official car with an engine capacity not exceeding 3000cc.

Medical Benefit: An annual medical cover is provided;  one spouse and up to four children below the age of twenty-five years fully dependent on the state officer, as follows: Inpatient: Ksh 10 million Outpatient: Ksh 300,000 Maternity: Ksh 150,000 Dental: Ksh 75,000 Optical: Ksh 75,000.

Car Loan: Up to Ksh 10 million

Mortgage: Up to Ksh 40 million

Airtime: Up to a maximum of Ksh 20,000 per month

Annual Leave Allowance: Ksh 50,000 per annum

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