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Ruto nominates former Tharaka Nithi Woman Rep as CAS

President William Ruto has nominated former Tharaka Nithi Woman Representative Beatrice Nkatha as a Chief Administrative Secretary(CAS).

Nkatha who is among the only 13 women nominated for this position has been selected to serve as CAS National Treasury & Economic Planning.

The former woman Representative is among the big names that lost during the UDA nomination polls.

Nkatha lost to Beatrice Kathomi in the UDA primaries that were marred with chaos and rigging claims. Ms Kathomi garnered 49,327 while Ms Nkatha, a two-term legislator managed 23,860 votes.

Below is the full list of those nominated as CAS by president Ruto

Office of the Deputy President

Ann Wanjiku Mwangi

Nicholas Ngabiya Rioba

Edwin Sudi Wandabusi

Office of the Prime Cabinet Secretary

Sharif Athman Ali

Isaac Mwaura Maigua

Rehema Hassan

Ministry of Interior & National Administration

Samuel Kuntai Tunai

Millicent Nyaboke Omanga

Mohamud Ali Saleh

Ministry of Defence

Alfred Agoi Masadia

The National Treasury & Economic Planning

Kirui Joseph Limo

Beatrice Nkatha Nyaga

Ministry of Foreign & Diaspora Affairs

Joash Arthur Maangi

Catherine Waruguru

Ministry of Public Service, Gender & Affirmative Action

Hussein Tuneya Dado

Charity Nancy Nanyama Kibaba

Ministry of Roads & Transport

Benjamin Jomo Washiali

Nicholas Gumbo

Ministry of Lands, Public Works, Housing & Urban Development

Onesmus Kimani Ngunjiri

Victor Kioko Munyaka

Ministry of Information, Communications & The Digital Economy

Denis Njue Itumbi

Simon Mwangi Kamau

Ministry of Health

James Kimanthi Mbaluka

Khatib Abdallah Mwashetani

Ministry of Education

Elly Stephen Loldepe

Mark Lomunokol

Anab Mohamed Gure

Ministry of Agriculture Livestock Development

Jackson Kiptanui

Daniel Wamahiu Kiongo

Ministry of Investments, Trade & Industry

Evans Odhiambo Kidero

Vincent Kemosi Mogaka

Lilian Cheptoo Tomitom

Ministry of Co-Operatives & Micro, Small, Medium Enterprises Development (MSMEs)

(Bishop) Margaret Wanjiru

Amos Chege Mugo

Ministry of Youth Affairs, The Arts & Sports

Wesley Korir

Charles Njagua Kanyi

Ministry of Environment, Climate Change & Forestry

Jackline Mwenesi Lukalo

Nyaga John Muchiri

Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife & Heritage

Wilson Sossion

Rehema Dida Jaldesa

Ministry of Water, Sanitation & Irrigation

Chrisantus Wamalwa

Sunya Orre

Ministry of Energy & Petroleum

Mary Yaine Seneta

John Lodepe Nakara

Ministry of Labour & Social Protection

Elijah Gitonga Rintaugu

Ministry of East African Community (EAC), The ASALS & Regional Development

Mwanamaka Amani Mabruki

Rael Chebichii Lelei

Ministry of Mining, Blue Economy & Maritime Affairs

David Kipkorir Kiplagat

Fredrick Otieno Outa

The State Law Office

Allan Kibet Kosgey

The nominations follow a list of 240 candidates who had been shortlisted for the President after the conclusion of interviews.

The list also featured Azimio rebels who pledged their loyalty to Ruto after the August 2022 polls.

These include former Kisii governor James Ongwae and his deputy Joash Maangi, former Kisumu Senator Fred Outa and The United Democratic Movement (UDM) candidate for Siaya gubernatorial race, Nicholas Gumbo, former Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero.

Other poll losers shortlisted for CAS positions include Dennitah Ghati (Migori), former Emgwen MP Alex Kosgey, Kimani Ngunjiri (Bahati), Isaac Mwaura (former nominated senator), Adelina Mwau (Makueni), Rehema Jaldesa (Isiolo), Victor Munyaka, Victor Kemosi and Christopher Lang’at (Bomet).

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