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4 reasons why Uhuru may send 10 ministers home in looming cabinet reshuffle

Raila promised to ensure that 17 MPs from Western benefit from appointments

According to the Standard, insiders have revealed that President Uhuru Kenyatta who has been at the Coast for close to 10 days is reorganizing his government.

The reshuffle could see CSs whose ministries have featured prominently in corruption scandal sent home as they take political responsibility for the runaway corruption that has tainted the image of the government.

Among the ministries that have are the ministry of devolution (NYS scandal) Ministry of trade & ministry of finance (poisonous sugar scandal). Other scandals unearthed in the recent past include the National Cereals and Produce Board maize scandal, KPLC corruption scandal and the KPC scam that have seen the public lose billions to corrupt individuals.

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Some CS could also be shown the door due to poor performance with no meaningful achievement to their names and having failed to deliver.

This being President Kenyatta’s final term in office, he is keen on leaving a solid legacy founded on the Big 4 Agenda that cuts across various ministries.

Analysts have opined that the President is likely to kick out non-performers and replace them with fresh talent in a bid to deliver on his promise of development within the few years remaining.

The quest for regional balance in the cabinet is also likely to see several CSs sent packing. With the handshake deal in place, President Kenyatta is largely expected to reach out to leaders allied to NASA principal Raila Odinga as was the case when he recently announced new envoys.

A section of analysts have also opined that CSs who have no political clout are likely to be shown the door.

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While Jubilee leaders have maintained that it is its development agenda that will win the support from Kenyans, it cannot be ruled out that political clout is important in shaping public opinion on the success or failure of a regime.

The clearest indication of the looming reshuffle was given by NASA boss Raila Odinga who promised a team of 17 legislators from Western Kenya that he will ensure that they are not forgotten when appointments are made.

Last week, Odinga met President Kenyatta in Vipingo where the two leaders are reported to have discussed ‘matters of national interest’.

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