President issues Executive Order on restructuring government

Written By: Claire Wanja
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President Uhuru Kenyatta has issued an Executive Order on organisation of the government.

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According to the order Nairobi Metropolitan Services and the office of the Deputy president will now be under the Executive Office of the President.

The which order supercedes an executive order issued in July 2018 also assigns functions and institutions among ministries and state departments.

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One of the function of the Executive Office of the President is implementation of the Deed of Transfer of Functions executed between the National Government and  Nairobi City County  Government.

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The order reads:

“IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by Article 132 (3) (b) of the Constitution, as read with all other enabling Laws, I, UHURU KENYATTA, President and Commander-in-Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces, order and direct:

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“THAT the Government shall be organized as set out in this Order; (ii) THAT this Order contains portfolio responsibilities and changes made in the structure of Government; (iii) THAT this Order assigns functions and institutions among Ministries and State Departments; and (iv) THAT this Order supersedes Executive Order No. 1 of 2018 (Revised) issued in July 2018.”

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Click here to see the order–>Executive Order No. 1 of 2020 formatted final Updated

 

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