Regional and County Commissioners moved in reshuffle

Written By: Micheal Njuguna
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Matiang'i said the reshuffle was done after consultations with President Uhuru Kenyatta

Interior Cabinet Secretary Dr. Fred Matiang’i has reshuffled regional and County Commissioners across all 47 counties.

Matiang’i said the reshuffle was done after consultations with President Uhuru Kenyatta and in the interest of enhancing service delivery and strengthening security across the country.

In the changes, immediate former Nairobi County Regional Commissioner Bernard Leparmarai has been appointed Coast Regional Commissioner in changes effected last Friday replacing Nelson Marwa who was nominated by President Uhuru Kenyatta as Devolution Principal Secretary.

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William  Thuku is the new Regional Commissioner Nairobi, former Busia County Commissioner Mongo Chimwaga has been moved to Rift Valley replacing Wanyama Musiambo who was named Deputy Head of Public Service by President Kenyatta last month while Central Regional Commissioner Ann Ngetich takes over the Western region.

Nyanza Regional Co-ordinator Wilson Njega has been moved to Central while Eastern Regional Co-ordinator Wycliffe Ogallo and his North Eastern Regional Commissioner Muhamud Salehwere retained their current regions.

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The changes are the first to be effected by the CS since he took full charge of the Interior docket.

Elsewhere, the newly appointed education cabinet secretary Ambassador Amina Mohammed has pledged to sustain the momentum for reforms in the education sector.

Amina assured Kenyans that she will focus on building on what has been achieved by her predecessor newly appointed Interior Cabinet Secretary Dr Fred Matiang’i.

The cabinet secretary who received a status report on the education sector during the handing over event at Jogoo house also applauded the impressive milestones achieved in the education sector under the leadership of her predecessor.

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She further commended the entire leadership and staff of the Ministry of Education for their hard work and dedication.

Amina who assumed office Monday is expected to oversee the full implementation of the new curriculum among other reforms in the education sector.

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