Matiang’i changes Twitter bio minutes after appointment

Matiang'i changes Twitter bio minutes after appointment
President Uhuru Kenyatta and Education CS Fred Matiangi when the CS handed KCSE results report to the head of state

Dr. Fred Matiang’i has been given a second bite at the cherry and he cannot help but openly take delight in it.

The no-nonsense CS has swapped his two portfolios; he is now the Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Interior & Coordination of National Government; and the Acting Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Education, Science & Technology – Kenya.

Matiang’i handled the Interior Ministry in acting capacity as he continued with his Education docket which is set to be handed to a new person soon.

The newly appointed Interior CS synonymous with changing Education sector in the last five years changed his bio on his official Twitter handle a few minutes after President Uhuru Kenyatta announced he had retained him in his Cabinet and given him the docket belonging to Joseph Nkaissery who died last year.

He is among the lucky few to be retained as the president sacked more than half of his cabinet.

President Kenyatta named Matiang’i as part of the “big four” Cabinet members that will help his Jubilee administration achieve. He assumed the office of the Interior ministry in an acting capacity after the sudden death of former CS Joseph Nkaissery.

Matiang’i is however known for his active role and making headlines headlines during his 5 year tenure in the education ministry  through his drastic reforms in the education ministry.





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