Ekuru Aukot unveils his shadow cabinet
- Thirdway Party Alliance Party Leader Ekuru Aukot named a 22 member shadow cabinet on Thursday.
- Mr. Aukot named a 22 member cabinet in similar dockets formed by President Uhuru Kenyatta on January 26.
- Kenyans could have "three cabinets" in the coming weeks if the opposition leader Raila Odinga names his cabinet as promised by NASA CEO Norman Magaya.
- He said that his nominees are integral and competent people who will deliver.
Self-proclaimed official opposition leader Ekuru Aukot of the Thirdway Party Alliance Party named a 22-member shadow cabinet on Thursday with a promise to put to death “toxic politics” he claims have derailed Kenya’s development agenda.
He said that the shadow cabinet will hold the jubilee government to account.
Mr. Aukot named largely unknown cabinet members in similar dockets formed by President Uhuru Kenyatta on January 26. He described his nominees as integral and competent people.
He also named a team of advisors who will work with the cabinet secretaries.
According to the politician, the party advertised the positions and recruited competitively after considering competence, age, regional and gender balance.
NASA are also expected to name their shadow cabinet soon.
List of Mr. Aukot’s Cabinet Secretaries
Health – Beth Mbesu
Attorney General – Eunice Nganga
Water and Sanitation – Beatrice Waithera Wanjiru
Industrialisation and Enterprise – Dr. Angela Mwikali
Labour and Social Protection – Aisha Karanja
Public Service Youth and Gender – Ann Wamuyu Kimunyu
Tourism and Wildlife – Maureen Wangati
Foreign Affairs and International trade – Maueren Kemunto
Agriculture and Irrigation – Naftaly Gisore Mose
Defence – Rota Ricky Omondi
Devolution and ASAL areas – Cyprian Nyambane
Education – Newton John Omkado
Energy – John Wachira Kibui
Environment and Forestry – Jonathan Odongo
ICT – Dr. Kirimi Wanjagi
Interior and Coordination of National Government – Robert Maina
Treasury and National Planning – Conrad Were
Petroleum and Mining – Jackson Ekaru
Sports and Infrastructure – Mosin Khan
Transport and Infrastructure Development – Dominic Kipkemoi
EAC community and Northern Corridor – Winnie Muya
Lands – John Kaburu Busunki
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