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Kiunjuri Axed as Uhuru Rings Cabinet Changes

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President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday sacked Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Mwangi Kiunjuri and re-assigned Peter Munya from the Industrialisation Ministry to take over at Kilimo House.

Announcing the changes from a televised address from State House Mombasa, President Kenyatta also nominated former Nyeri Senator Mutahi Kagwe as Health Cabinet Secretary.

Former Industrialisation Principal Secretary Betty Maina has been nominated to be the new Industrialisation Cabinet Secretary

Sicily Kariuki has been moved from the Health Ministry to Water & Irrigation taking the place of Simon Chelugui who has been re-assigned to the Labour Ministry.

The President also lessened the burden on Amb Ukur Yatani who has been holding two cabinet positions; Acting Treasury Cabinet Secretary and Labour Cabinet Secretary. The President confirmed Amb Yatani’s permanent appointment as Treasury CS.

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Uhuru also moved Raychelle Omamo from the Defence Ministry to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs swapping places with Amb Monica Juma.

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