Kenya Cabinet Reshuffle: Controversial Justice Minister Dropped – ChimpReports

Kenya Cabinet Reshuffle: Controversial Justice Minister Dropped


this geneva; font-size: small; line-height: 115%;”>Najib Balala has been summarily sacked from the cabinet while Moses Wetangula took the less powerful Trade Ministry from Foreign Affairs.

troche geneva;”>The new changes have shocked Kenya considering they were revealed hours after oil was discovered in the Turkana region.

Sam Ongeri is now in charge of Foreign Affairs docket while Mutula Kilonzo is the new Education minister in the new changes that take immediate effect.

Voi MP Danson Mwazo bounces into Cabinet for the first time as Tourism Minister in a reshuffle announced by the Presidential Press Service.

Njeru Githae takes over as full Finance Minister, having served in acting capacity following the resignation of Deputy Prime Minister Uhuru Kenyatta over the International Criminal Court (ICC) post election violence indictment.

Chirau Makwere takes the Environment docket while Jamleck Kamau is now the head of Nairobi Metropolitan ministry.

The Daily Nation reports that the reshuffle is a big boost to the G7 grouping, who will now have their ally Eugene Wamalwa in charge of government’s response to cases against four Kenyan suspects at the International Criminal Court.

In a related development, Premier Raila Odinga fired Najib Balala, replacing him with Danson Mwazo.

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