Public Service CS Moses Kuria Cabinet meeting chaired by DP Gachagua hours after President William Ruto reshuffled his cabinet
Hours after President William Ruto reorganized his cabinet on Thursday, Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua hosted a meeting of the Cabinet Committee at his Karen home.
However, the now, Public Service Cabinet Secretary, Moses Kuria, was conspicuously missing.
Moses Kuria had on Thursday hinted that Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua could have played a hand in his kicking out from the Trade Ministry.
In a statement, the former Trade Cabinet Secretary posted an uncaptioned photo of the DP whom they have been at loggerheads for weeks.
The whereabouts of Tourism CS Alfred Mutua are yet to be known.
Mutua was moved from the Foreign Affairs docket that was handed over to Musalia.
The meeting was attended by 11 cabinet secretaries.
Among the CS who attended the meeting were Kithure Kindiki (Interior), Njuguna Ndungu (Treasury), Eliud Owalo (ICT), Susan Nakhumicha (Health), Ezekiel Machogu (Education), Kipchumba Murkomen (Transport).
CS Soipan Tuya of Environment, Florence Bore (Labour), Aden Duale (Defence), and Simon Chelugui (Cooperatives) were also in attendance.
Notably, only one of the reshuffled Cabinet Secretaries, Peninah Malonza attended the meeting.
The meeting centered around reviewing ministerial targets as the government looks to deliver on its campaign pledges.
As Gachagua convened the cabinet meeting, CS Kuria was in Garissa County launching an industrial park
In a statement sent by Gachagua’s office, the Deputy President explained that the meeting resolved to fast-track the implementation of government projects.
“We are keen on faster and more effective implementation of the Bottom Up Economic Transformation Agenda as directed by President William Ruto.
“At Karen Official Residence today, I chaired a Cabinet Sub-Committee to align our inter-ministerial targets and objectives for the quicker realization of the President’s agenda,” he stated.