A few days after issuing a warning that he will not hesitate to sack non-performing Cabinet Secretaries and those that pursue politics at the expense of development, President Uhuru Kenyatta has expressed admiration at the work done by a section of his cabinet.
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Speaking at State House during celebrations marking World Thinking Day, the President acknowledged the exemplary work done by female Cabinet Secretaries totaling five in number.
“Some of my best ministers are women. Women understand the basis of servant leadership. Women understand that it is a dedication to the family and the country that matters.” The President stated.
The female CSs are, Farida Karoney (Lands), Monica Juma (Foreign Affairs), Margaret Kobia(Public Service, Youth and Gender Affairs), Amina Mohamed (Education) and Sicily Kariuki(Health).
"I pray to God and look forward to the day that I shall be sitting and listening to the first female President addressing the people of the Republic of Kenya," the president added.
Four CSs under investigations
The remarks come at a time when four CSs are set to appear before the DCIe DCI for questioning over multibillion-shilling deals within their ministries involving construction of four dams in the Rift Valley and the subsidised fertiliser programme.
The CSs include Water Cabinet Secretary Simon Chelugui, Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Mwangi Kiunjuri , Tourism Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala.
Reports indicate tha Treasury CS Henry Rotich has already been questioned in connection with the dams scandal with DCI Director Kinoti confirming that “It is true I sent my officers to him to record a statement”.
DCI director George Kinoti confirmed to the Nation that the fours alongside other high ranking government officials will appear before him for questioning as part of the ongoing investigations into what is being billed as the largest fraud since the Goldenberg scandal.
Others are former Water Principal Secretary Fred Segor and former National Land Commission chairman Muhammad Swazuri.
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