President William Ruto has expanded the Office of the Prime Cabinet Secretary to include the Ministry of Foreign and Diaspora Affairs, headed by Musalia Mudavadi.
This after the President reorganised the Cabinet Wednesday evening as well as merged and renamed various ministries.
In a statement, Foreign and Diaspora Affairs Alfred Mutua, will head the Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife, Rebecca Miano has been moved to the Ministry of Investment, Trade and Industry.
Alice Wahome has been moved from Ministry of Water to the Ministry of Lands, Public Works, Housing and Urban Development, while her counterpart Zacharia Njeru has been moved to the Ministry of Water, Sanitation and Irrigation.
Peninah Malonza who was heading the Ministry of Tourism is now in-charge of the East Africa, ASAL and Regional Development.
Moses Kuria has been moved to a newly reconstituted and renamed Ministry of Public Service, Performance and Delivery Management while his counterpart Aisha Jumwa will head a new established ministerial portfolio; the Ministry of Gender, Culture, the Arts and Heritage.
Consequently, in his reorganisation, President Ruto has named Harsama Kello as the Principal Secretary (PS) Ministry of ASAL and Regional Development.
Julius Korir becomes new PS for Water and Sanitation, Geoffrey Kaituko for Shipping and Maritime Affairs while Shadrack Mwadime moves to Labour and Skills Development ministries.
Dr. Paul Rono is the PS Crops Development, Idris Dokota PS Cabinet Affairs, Anne Wangombe for Gender and Affirmative Action while Veronica Nduva is PS for Performance and Delivery Management.
Further, the Head of State has nominated and redeployed 31 ambassadors and high commissioners and 14 deputies in accordance with Article 132 (2) (e) of the Constitution.
Isaac Mwaura has been named the Government Spokesperson to be deputised by Mwanaisha Chidzuga and Gabriel Muthama.
The changes are to take effect immediately.