President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday reshuffled his Cabinet with the dismissal of Sports Cabinet Secretary Rashid Echesa.
He will be replaced by Amina Mohammed who has been moved from the Education Ministry.
“In accordance with Article 152(5) of the Constitution, as read together with Artice 152(1)(d) of the Constitution, the appointment of Mr. Rashid Echesa Mohamed, as Cabinet Secretary has been vacated,” read part of the Executive Order issued from State House.
The Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) Chairman George Magoha has been nominated to replace Amina as the Education CS.
The President re-assigned six Principal Secretaries through Executive Order No. 3 of 2019.
Susan Mochache has been moved to the Health Ministry from Environment replacing Peter Tum who has been moved to the State Department of Labour.
Ali Noor Ismail has been moved to the State Department of cooperatives while Ibrahim Mohammed moved to the State Department of Environment and Forestry. He has previously served as PS Mining.
Natural resources PS Margaret Mwakima has been moved to the State Department of East African Community Affairs replacing Susan Koech who has been moved to the State Department of Wildlife.
Fatuma Hersi who was the Principal Secretary for Tourism has been sacked as as PS for Broadcasting and Telecommunications.