The Cabinet of the Republic of Kenya is made up of the President, Deputy President, Attorney General and Cabinet Secretaries.

The 2010 Constitution of Kenya allows a maximum of 22 ministries under Article 152 and sets the minimum number to 14.

A Cabinet Secretary is not a Member of the Kenyan Parliament and has to be vetted by a parliamentary committee before their appointment.

Kenyan Cabinet Secretary’s Salary and Allowances:
A gazette notice by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC) indicates that a Cabinet Secretary is entitled to a cumulative salary of KSh 924,000.

The salary includes a basic salary of KSh 554,400, a house allowance of KSh 200,000, and a market adjustment of Ksh 169,600.

Other benefits include;

Official state car, maximum engine capacities of 3,000cc.

Medical benefits – annual medical cover that will cater for one spouse and a maximum of four children under the age of 25.

Inpatient – KSh 10 million.

Outpatient – Ksh 300,000.

Maternity KSh 150,000.

Dental KSh – 75,000.

Optical -Ksh 75,000.

Car loan and mortgage – KSh 10 million car loan and a KSh 40 million mortgage.

Airtime allowance – monthly airtime allowance of up to KSh 20,000.

Travel allowance – domestic and international travel allowances that will be determined by the SRC.

Security – The inspector general of police is tasked with ensuring the Cabinet members are all protected.

Full List Of Cabinet Secretaries In Kenya:
Prime Cabinet Secretary – Musalia Mudavadi.

East African Community (EAC) and Regional Development Ministry- Rebecca Miano

Roads, Transport and Public Works Ministry – Kipchumba Murkomen.

Environment and Forestry Ministry- Roselinda Soipan Tuya.

Lands Ministry – Zachary Mwangi.

Tourism and Wildlife Ministry- Peninah Malonza.

Agriculture and Livestock Development Ministry- Franklin Mithika Linturi.

Ministry of Health – Susan Wafula.

Information and Communication (ICT) Ministry – Eliud Owalo.

Ministry of Education – Ezekiel Machogu.

Petroleum and Energy Ministry – Davis Chirchir.

Sports, Youth Affairs and Arts Ministry- Ababu Namwamba.

Cooperatives and SMEs – Simon Chelugui.

Mining, Blue Economy and Maritime Affairs – Salim Mvurya.

Foreign Affairs – Alfred Mutua.

Ministry of Labour and Social Protection – Florence Bore.

National Treasury – Njuguna Ndung’u.

Defence – Aden Duale.

Trade – Moses Kuria.

Water, Sanitation & Irrigation – Alice Wahome.

Interior and National Coordination of Government – Kithure Kindiki.

Public Service and Gender – Aisha Jumwa.

Other Cabinet-level portfolio appointments were as follows:

Advisor on Women Rights Agency- Harriet Chigai.

National Security Advisor – Monica Juma.

Secretary to the Cabinet – Mercy Wanjau.

Attorney General – Justin Muturi.

Prime Cabinet Secretary Musali Mudavadi Roles:
In his new role as Prime Cabinet Secretary, one-time Finance Minister (1993-1997) Musalia Mudavadi has been assigned the following roles:-

Assist the President and the Deputy President in the coordination and supervision of Government Ministries and State Departments; 

In liaison with the Ministry responsible for Interior and National Administration, oversee the implementation of National Government policies, programs and projects; 

Chair and Coordinate National Government legislative agenda across all ministries and state departments in consultation with and for transmission to the Party/Coalition Leaders in Parliament; 

Facilitate inter-ministerial coordination of crossfunctional initiatives and programmes; 
Coordinate and supervise the technical monitoring and evaluation of Government policies, programs and projects across Ministries; and 
Perform any other function as may be assigned by the President.

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