•More than 4,000 candidates had submitted their applications to be considered for the jobs.
•PSC grades the CAS post at CSG 3 or job group V, meaning they earn a salary of Sh765,188 monthly.
Allies of President William Ruto who lost in the August 2022 elections have been nominated as Chief Administrative Secretaries.
The names were revealed by Head of Public Service Felix Koskei on Thursday.
Some of the poll losers who have been nominated to the positions include Former Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero who had ran for Homa Bay Gubernatorial seat, Millicent Omanga ( Nairobi Woman rep), Catherine Waruguru (Laikipia East) , Onesmus Ngunjiri (Bahati MP) , Bishop Margaret Wanjiru ( Nairobi Senator) , Isaac Mwaura ( Ruiru MP) and Rehema Jaldesa (Isiolo Woman Rep)
However, the names will however be subjected to approval by the National Assembly.
A CAS is a second senior individual in a ministry after the CS.
Their roles entail responding to issues touching on the portfolio assigned to the office and providing liaison with the bicameral Parliament and county governments on matters of concurrent mandate and common interest.
Other mandates include providing inter-ministerial or sectorial coordination, representing the CS at any meeting as instructed and executing any other duties and responsibilities specifically assigned to the office by the CS.
PSC grades the CAS post at CSG 3 or job group V, meaning they earn a salary of Sh765,188 monthly.