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Ruto’s Cabinet Nominees worth more than US Cabinet Members

Ruto’s Cabinet Nominees are worth more than US President Biden and his entire Cabinet Members.

President William Ruto’s nominees to the cabinet for the past week faced the parliamentary vetting committee in their suitability to serve in the government.

The 22 Cabinet nominees were taken on various issues of interest during the weeklong vetting process, among them their net worth.

Out of the 22 nominees, Musalia Mudavadi who has been nominated for the Prime Cabinet Secretary position ranked top in terms of net worth after revealing that his fortune is valued at Ksh.4 billion, followed by Agriculture CS nominee Mithika Linturi at Ksh.1.2 billion. 

Ruto’s Cabinet Nominees worth

Musalia Mudavadi (Prime Cabinet Secretary position )- Ksh.4 billion

Agriculture CS nominee Mithika Linturi- Ksh.1.2 billion

Simon Chelugui (CS Cooperatives)-Ksh. 993 million

Prof. Njuguna Ndung’u (Treasury) – Ksh.950 million

Aden Duale (Defence)-Ksh. 871 million

Moses Kuria (Trade CS nominee)- Ksh.750 million

Justin Muturi (Attorney General nominee)-Ksh. 700M

Eliud Owalo (ICT CS nominee)-Ksh. 645M

Ezekiel Machogu (Education CS nominee)-Ksh. 590M

Kipchumba Murkomen (Transport CS nominee)-Ksh.550M

Kithure Kindiki (Interior CS nominee)-Ksh. 544M

Davis Chirchir (Energy)-Ksh. 482M

Mercy Wanjau (Secretary to the Cabinet)-Ksh. 475M

Ababu Namwamba (Sports)-Ksh. 425M 

Alfred Mutua (Foreign Affairs)-Ksh. 420M), 

Rebecca Miano (EAC, Arid and Semi-Arid Lands and Regional Development)-Ksh. 397M), 

Peninah Malonza (Tourism)-Ksh.300M

Alice Wahome (Water)-Ksh. 218M

Florence Bore (Labour)-Ksh. 200M

Soipan Tuya (Environment)- Ksh.156M 

Salim Mvurya (Mining)-Ksh.120M

Susan Wafula (Health Cabinet Secretary nominee)-Sh101 million

Aisha Jumwa (Gender, Public Service and Affirmative Action Cabinet Secretary nominee) Sh100 million

Zacharia Mwangi (Lands)-Ksh. 80M

Mudavadi, Prime Cabinet Secretary nominee reveals he’s worthy KSh4bn, own exclusive aircraft and property in Riverside

In total, the 22 Cabinet nominees have a cumulative net worth of Ksh.15 billion, which is higher than what US President Joe Biden, his Vice President Kamala Harris, and cabinet secretaries are cumulatively worth.

A report published by Forbes last year shows that President Biden, VP Kamala Harris, and their 15 Cabinet members are worth $118 million (approximately Ksh.14 billion) overall. 

President Biden’s net worth was placed at USD 8 million (Ksh.958M) while that of Kamala Harris was at USD 7 million (Ksh.838M).

According to the report, US Attorney General Merrick Brian Garland and Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen were ranked highest in terms of net worth at USD 20 million (Ksh.2 billion) followed by Secretary of State Anthony Blinken at USD 10 million (Ksh.1.2 billion).

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