List of Principal Secretaries In Kenya 2021

This is a list of all principal secretaries in Kenya as of 2021. A principal secretary is tasked with the administration of a state department. Below are the functions and responsibilities of a principal secretary. There are 44 principal secretaries in Kenya.

Duties and Responsibilities of Principal Secretaries in Kenya 

  • Implementing government policies and the Strategic Plan for the State Department.
  • Facilitating the achievement of the goals and objectives of Government and Inter-Governmental programs and projects.
  • Developing and implementing an effective performance management system.
  • Ensuring efficient and effective utilization of Financial, Human and other Resources in the State Department. This includes submitting regular statutory reports.
  • Promoting high standards of professional ethics in the operations of their respective departments.

Principal Secretary Salary In Kenya 

The gross monthly salary attached to this post is Ksh.765,188.00 plus other benefits as determined by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission.

List of Principal Secretaries In Kenya 2021

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Principal Secretaries

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1

Interior & Citizen Services

Karanja Kibicho

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2

Correctional Services

Zeinabu Hussein

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3

The National Treasury

Julius Muia

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4

Planning

Torome Saitoti

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5

Public Works

Gordon Kihalangwa

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6

Foreign Affairs

Macharia Kamau

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7

Sports

Joe Okudo

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8

Environment & Forestry

Chris Kiptoo

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9

Cooperatives

Ali Ismail

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10

Health

Susan Mochache

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11

Livestock

Harry Kimutai

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12

Crop Development & Agricultural Research

Hamadi Iddi Boga

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13

Wildlife Services

Fred Segor

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14

Broadcasting & Telecommunications

Esther Koimett

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15

Defense

Mohamed Ibrahim

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16

Industrialization

Peter Kaberia Kirimi

17

Infrastructure

Paul Mwangi

18

Housing & Urban Development

Charles Hinga

19

Shipping & Maritime

Nancy Karigithu

20

Devolution

Julius Korir

21

ASALS

Micah Powon

22

ICT & Innovation

Jerome Ochieng

23

Culture & Heritage

Josephta Mukobe

24

Early Learning & Basic Education

Julius Ouma Jwan

25

Fisheries, Aquaculture & Blue Economy

Francis Owino

26

East Africa Community

Kevit Desai

27

Post Training & Skills Development

Alfred Cheruiyot

28

Regional & North Corridor Development

Richard ​​ Belio Kipsang

29

Social Protection

Nelson Marlwa

30

Labour

Peter Tum

31

Water, Sanitation, & Irrigation

Joseph Irungu

32

Lands

Nicholas Muraguri

33

Energy

Joseph Njoroge

34

Petroleum ​​ & ​​ Mining

Andrew Kamu

35

Tourism

Safina Kwekwe

36

Youth Affairs

Charles Sunkuli

37

Gender Affairs

Collette Suda

38

Trade

John Weru

39

Vocational & Technical Training

Margaret Mwakima

40

Public Service

Mary Kimonye

41

University Education & Research

Simon Nabukwesi

42

Transport

Simon Kitungu

43

Mining & Petroleum

Peter ​​ Kaberia

44

Physical Planning

Enosh Momanyi Onyango

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