Kakamega Governor Fernandes Barasa has announced a Cabinet reshuffle aimed at enhancing service delivery. In a memo issued on Tuesday, Governor Barasa indicated that these changes would be implemented immediately, demonstrating a commitment to improving the county’s governance structure for the benefit of its residents.
Deputy Governor Ayub Savula has been relieved of his role as Chief Executive Committee Member (CECM) for Trade, Industrialization, and Tourism. He will now continue as Deputy Governor with added responsibilities for coordinating activities across all ministries and their respective departments.
In the Trade, Industrialization, and Tourism ministry, Governor Barasa has nominated Zaccheaus Muya Lutomia for the position, pending approval by the County Assembly.
Dr. Boniface Okoth, who previously served as County Secretary and Head of Public Service, has been appointed as the new CECM for Education. Godfrey Awori will transition from the Education docket to become the CEC for Public Service and Administration.
Additionally, Dr. Laurence Omuhaka, the former CEC for Public Service and Administration, will now assume the combined roles of County Secretary and Head of Public Service.
These changes have also affected four Chief Officers within the county administration.