×
× Digital News Videos Opinion Special Reports Lifestyle Central Coast Eastern Nairobi North Eastern Nyanza Rift Valley Western Business News Stocks Financial Standard Africa Asia America Europe Weird News Editorial Commentary Letters Crazy World Features Entertainment Money & Careers Health & Science Sci & Tech Home & Away Generation Next Cartoon Education Pointblank Environment Travel & Destination Columns Kipkoech Tanui uReport Kiambu Murang'a Nyandarua Kirinyaga Nyeri Baringo Bomet Elgeyo Kajiado Kericho Laikipia Nakuru Nandi Narok Samburu Trans Nzoia Turkana Mombasa Kwale Kilifi Tanariver Taita Taveta Kakamega Vihiga Bungoma Busia Siaya Kisumu Homabay Migori Kisii Nyamira Nairobi Uasin Gishu West Pokot Sunday Magazine The Hague Trial Kenya @ 50 Education and Training Health and Environment Insurance and Financial Security Housing Current Affairs Humour Makau Mutua David Oginde Clay Muganda Comand Your Morning Mohamed Wehliye Wednesday Life Alexander Chagema Arts & Culture Kamotho Waiganjo Barrack Muluka Xn Iraki Urban Rights - By Steve Ouma Branding Voice KCB Fredrick Ogola Sunday Magazine Wanja Kavengi Njoki Kaigai David Oginde Ken Opalo Daisy Maritim Houghton Irungu Hustle News Group Stages Round of 16 Quarter Finals Semi Finals Finals Third Place play-offs Opinion Dr Pesa Podcasts Round Table Sepetuko Eve Woman Ramadhan Special Fact Check Correction Explainers The Standard Insider Blog E-Paper Lifestyle & Entertainment Nairobian Entertainment Eve Woman Travelog TV Stations KTN Home KTN News BTV KTN Farmers TV Radio Stations Radio Maisha Spice FM Vybez Radio Enterprise VAS E-Learning Digger Classified The Standard Group Corporate Contact Us Rate Card Vacancies DCX O.M Portal Corporate Email RMS
×

Mutua moves ministers, chief officers in cabinet shake-up

By Erastus Mulwa | July 18th 2020 at 12:00:00 GMT +0300

Governor Alfred Mutua yesterday announced a major shake-up in his County Executive Committee in a move aimed at streamlining service delivery to Machakos residents.

The shake-up also affected some chief officers in various departments.

The changes saw Morris Aluanga, who has been holding the roads, transport and public works portfolio swap places with Naomi Mutie, taking over at the water, irrigation and natural resources docket.

Francis Mwaka, the minister for trade, industrialisation and innovation was moved to tourism, youth, sports and culture replacing Ruth Mutua, who moves to take charge of the education, skills training and social welfare.

However, the governor suspended Titus Kavila as the minister for county administration and decentralised units for two months and assigned Lazarus Kivuva to serve in acting capacity.

Kivuva, who until yesterday was the minister in charge of education, skills training and social welfare was moved to trade, industry and innovation ministry.

New appointment

Mutua has also nominated James Kathili, who is the current county legal officer to occupy the higher office of the county attorney. Kathili, who is also an advocate of the High Court, is will be vetted by the county assembly.

Among the chief officers who were affected by Mutua’s reshuffle are Carlos Kioko (youth and sports), who has been deployed to the office of the county secretary in the same capacity. James Mutunga, previously of forensics and inspectorate services will take over the same role at the trade, industry and innovation ministry.

Robert Maitha (county administration and decentralised units) will take up additional responsibilities for inspectorate services while Victor Muniafu, who has been serving in acting capacity in the ministry of tourism and culture, will take up additional responsibilities in the youth and sports docket.

Mutua said the changes take effect immediately.


Governor Alfred Mutua Machakos County Assembly
Share this story

Read More

Feedback