Changes in Executive Order raise eyebrows

President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto with Cabinet Secretaries after chairing the first cabinet meeting at State House, Nairobi in 2013. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • But some constitutional lawyers said nothing has changed, explaining the order as a mere regularisation of changes in government.
  • In the reorganisation, the National Development Implementation and Communication Committee, headed by Dr Fred Matiang’i is not listed as one of the functions of the Interior ministry.
  • Instead, a new role designated as Oversight and Co-ordination in delivery of National Priorities and Flagship Programmes has been created.

By making subtle changes within the structure of government, including the name of his office from The Presidency to the Executive Office of the President, President Uhuru Kenyatta has left many confused on the hidden political agenda.

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