Sports Cabinet Secretary Rashid Echesa has been fired.
In an executive directive signed by President Uhuru Kenyatta, Echesa will now be replaced by Education CS Amina Mohammed.
The order from the President reads: “…committed to enhancing efficiency, transparency and accountability at all levels of Government through a governance structure and leadership that ensures rapid delivery of public services to Kenyans in every part of the Republic.”
Prof. George Magoha, currently the Kenya National Examination Council Chairman, has been nominated to the Education Ministry.
Permanent Secretaries have also been re-assigned as follows:
Susan N. Mochache, CBS-Ministry of Health
Mr. Ali Noor Ismail, CBS-State Department of Cooperatives
Dr. Ibrahim M. Mohamed, CBS-State Department of Environment & Forestry
Eng. Peter Kiplagat Tum, OGW-State Department of Labour
Dr. Margaret Mwakima, CBS-State Department of East African Community Affairs (EAC)
Dr. Susan Koech-State Department of Wildlife