Barasa hands deputy Savula more roles in Cabinet reshuffle

Previously, he also held the position of Trade Industrialization and Tourism executive

In Summary
  • The changes take effect immediately.
  • "Please accord them the necessary cooperation to deliver in their new assignments," Barasa said.
Kakamega Governor Fernandes Barasa.
Kakamega Governor Fernandes Barasa.
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Kakamega Governor Fernandes Barasa has handed his deputy Ayub Savula additional roles in his latest Cabinet reshuffle.

In changes he announced on Tuesday, Barasa said the DG will now be tasked with co-ordinating all activities in Ministries and Departments.

Previously, he also held the position of County Executive Committee member for Trade Industrialization and Tourism.

In additional changes, Bonface Okoth will take charge of the Education docket. He previously served as the County Secretary and Head of Public Service.

Godfrey Owori who previously served in Education will be the CEC for Public Service and Administration, while Laurence Omuhaka will take charge of the County Secretary and Head of Public Service office.

The changes take effect immediately.

"Please accord them the necessary cooperation to deliver in their new assignments," Barasa said.

The Kakamega Governor also nominated Zaccheaus Muya Lutomia for the position of CEC- Trade, TIndustrialization and Tourism.

"I have also nominated Mr. Zaccheaus Muya Lutomia as CEC- Trade, Industrialization and Tourism. He will be appointed to the position after vetting by the County Assembly," he said.

In July, Barasa announced chief officer reshuffle in key ministries in the county.

In a statement, the governor said the reshuffle will help in effective service delivery.

The changes affected at least four chief officers.

Jessica Weku became the Chief officer Fisheries Development, while Mariam Nyongesa moved to Water and Sanitation Services.

Leah Khasandi became Chief Officer Social Services, Children Services, Gender and Culture, as Vivian Ayuma took charge of Education Science and Technology.

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