Below is the full list of permanent secretaries as appointed by President Ruto after vetting and approval by parliament of Kenya as of 2022. A principal secretary is tasked with the administration of a state department and also referred to as Principal secretaries. There are 51 principal secretaries in Kenya.
Below are the functions and responsibilities of a principal secretary.
Duties and Responsibilities of Principal Secretaries in Kenya
- Implementing government policies and the Strategic Plan for the State Department.
- Facilitating the achievement of the goals and objectives of Government and Inter-Governmental programs and projects.
- Developing and implementing an effective performance management system.
- Ensuring efficient and effective utilization of Financial, Human and other Resources in the State Department. This includes submitting regular statutory reports.
- Promoting high standards of professional ethics in the operations of their respective departments.
Updated List of Principal Secretaries In Kenya 2022
|State Department||Principal Secretary|
|1.||Cabinet Affairs||Julius Korir|
|3.||Performance and Delivery Management||Esther Ngero|
|4.||Parliamentary Affairs||Aurelia Rono|
|5.||Interior & National Administration||Raymond Omollo|
|6.||Correctional Services||Caroline Nyawira Murage|
|7.||Citizen Services||Julius Bitok|
|8.||The National Treasury||Chris Kiptoo|
|9.||Economic Planning||James Muhati|
|11.||Foreign Affairs||Korir Sing’oei|
|12.||Diaspora Affairs||Roseline Njogu|
|13.||Public Service||Amos Gathecha|
|14.||Gender and Affirmative Action||Veronica Mueni Nduva|
|15.||Roads||Joseph Mungai Mbugua|
|17.||Lands and Physical Planning||Nixon Korir|
|18.||Housing and Urban Development||Charles Hinga|
|19.||Public Works||Joel Arumoyang|
|20.||Broadcasting and Telecommunications||Edward Kisiangani|
|21.||ICT and the Digital Economy||John Kipchumba Tanui|
|22.||Medical Services||Peter Tum|
|23.||Health standards and Professional Management||Josephine Mburu|
|24.||Basic Education||Belio Kipsang|
|25.||TVET||Esther Thaara Muhoria|
|26.||Higher Education and Research||Beatrice Inyangala|
|27.||Crop Development||Philip Kello Harsama|
|28.||Livestock Development||Harry Kimutai|
|30.||Investment Promotion||Abubakar Hassan|
|32.||Cooperatives||Patrick Kiburi Kilemi|
|33.||MSMEs Development||Susan Mangeni|
|34.||Youth Affairs||Ismail Madey|
|35.||Sports and The Arts||Jonathan Mueke|
|39.||Wildlife||Sylvia Naseya Muhoro|
|40.||Culture and Heritage||Ummy Mohammed Bashir|
|41.||Water and Sanitation||Paul Ronoh|
|45.||Labour and Skills Development||Geoffrey Kaituko|
|46.||Social Protection and Senior Citizen Affairs||Joseph Mugosi|
|47.||East African Community Affairs||Abdi Dubart|
|48.||The ASALs and Regional development||Idris Dogota|
|50.||Blue Economy and Fisheries||Betsy Muthoni Njagi|
|51.||Shiping and Maritime Affairs||Shadrack Mwadime|