President William Ruto has named cabinet secretaries that includes technocrats, politicians and former MPs.
Some of the persons named supported his presidential election bid and were instrumental in his win.
The list included former vice president Musalia Mudavadi who was named the prime cabinet secretary, former Machakos governor Dr Alfred Mutua and former Speaker of the National Assembly and DP leader Justin Muturi.
He said he has issued an executive order to assign his deputy Rigathi Gachagua clear responsibilities to assist him in discharging his mandate and the "heavy responsibility placed on his shoulders".
President Ruto also named former vice president and ANC party leader Mr Musalia Mudavadi as the prime cabinet Secretary, saying it is the senior most office after the President and that of his deputy.
In the cabinet list, Dr Ruto named seven women, and four MPs who will have to resign from their current positions.
They include Garissa Town MP Adan Duale, Alice Wahome (Kandara), Kipchuma Murkomen (Elgeyo Marakwet Senator) and Sopian Tuya (nominated).
The list includes:
- Prof Kithure Kindiki- Interior
- Prof Njuguna Ndungu- Treasury
- Aden Duale- Defence
- Aisha Jumwa- Public Service, Gender and Affirmative Action
- Alice Wahome - Water and Sanitation,
- Dr Alfred Mutua- Foreign and Diaspora Affairs
- Moses Kuria- Trade
- Rebecca Miano- East African Community, Arid and Semi arida lands
- Kipchumba Murkomen- Roads, Transport and Public Works
- Sopian Tuya- Environment and Forestry
- Zachariah Mwangi Njeru- Lands
- Peninah Malonza- Tourism
- Mithika Linturi- Agriculture and Livestock
- Susan Nakhumicha- Health
- Eliud Owalo- ICT
- Ezekiel Machogu- Education
- Davis Chirchir- Energy
- Ababu Namwamba- Sports and Youth Affairs
- Simon Chelugui- Co-operatives and SMEs
- Salim Mvurya- Mining
- Florence Bore- Labour
President Ruto also named Ms Harriet Chigai as an advisor on women's rights, former CS Energy Monica Juma as an advisor on national security, former National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi as the Attorney General and Ms Mercy Wanjau as the secretary to the cabinet.