Uhuru, Ruto pick 23 for top ministry jobs

President Uhuru Kenyatta (right) with his deputy William Ruto after addressing the nation on March 9, 2013 in Nairobi. President Uhuru Kenyatta and a team of technocrats have reduced the number of short-listed principal secretaries from 66 to 23. FILE

What you need to know:

  • According to a source privy to the three day meeting that took place at Sagana State Lodge, the 23 short-listed candidates represent regional and gender balance. They were also selected based on their professional background, merit and experience.
  • Mr Kenyatta is expected to name the two remaining Cabinet Secretaries Wednesday as well as key departments in all the 18 ministries.

President Uhuru Kenyatta and a team of technocrats have reduced the number of short-listed principal secretaries from 66 to 23.

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