Sh15.25b: The total net worth of President Ruto's 24-member Cabinet

From left: Musalia Mudavadi (Prime CS nominee), Mercy Wanjau (nominee, Secretary to the Cabinet) and Aden Duale (Defence CS nominee). [File, Standard]

The Cabinet nominees of the Kenya Kwanza government are worth a total of Sh15.25 billion.

The cumulative net worth summed by The Standard is based on the revelations made by the nominees during their vetting by the National Assembly's Committee on Appointments chaired by Speaker Moses Wetangula.

The Cabinet, besides the president and his deputy, will be made up of Prime Cabinet Secretary, Attorney-General, 22 Cabinet Secretaries and a Secretary to the Cabinet.

Below are the respective nominees' net worth as revealed to MPs:

  1. Musalia Mudavadi (Prime Cabinet Secretary) - Sh4 billion
  2. Mithika Linturi (Agriculture) - Sh1.2 billion
  3. Simon Chelugui (Cooperatives and MSME's) - Sh993 million
  4. Prof. Njuguna Ndungu (Treasury) - Sh950 million
  5. Aden Duale (Defence) - Sh851 million
  6. Moses Kuria (Trade) - Sh750 million
  7. Justin Muturi (Attorney-General) - Sh700 million
  8. Eliud Owalo (ICT) - Sh650 million
  9. Ezekiel Machogu (Education) - Sh590 million
  10. Kipchumba Murkomen (Transport) - Sh550 million
  11. Prof. Kithure Kindiki (Interior) - Sh544 million
  12. Davis Chirchir (Energy) - Sh482 million
  13. Mercy Wanjau (Secretary to cabinet) - Sh475.4 million
  14. Ababu Namwamba (Sports) - Sh425 million
  15. Dr. Alfred Mutua (Foreign Affairs) - Sh420 million
  16. Rebecca Miano (EAC) - Sh397 million
  17. Peninah Malonza (Tourism) - Sh300 million
  18. Alice Wahome (Water) - Sh218
  19. Florence Bore (Labour) - Sh200 million
  20. Soipan Tuya (Environment) - Sh156 million
  21. Salim Mvurya (Mining) - Sh120 million
  22. Susan Nakhumicha (Health) - Sh101 million
  23. Aisha Jumwa (Gender) - Sh100 million
  24. Zachariah Njeru (Lands) - Sh80 million