Full details of Nairobi Governor Dr Evans Kidero’s changes in his first Cabinet reshuffle as poorly performing John Gakuo and Timothy King’ondu are dropped

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Dr Kidero (left) with legal advisor Gad Awuonda and Finance CECM Mr Gregory Mwakinongo at a past event

Nairobi City County governor Dr. Evans Kidero has today announced changes to the County Executive Committee. “Today’s announcement within my Executive Committee leadership will ensure optimization and acceleration of service provision to Nairobians”, said Dr Kidero

As part of these changes; Anne Lokidor – Formerly CECM Agriculture, Fisheries and Livestock Development has been appointed to the Information Communication Technology docket replacing Mohamed Abdullahi who has now been appointed CECM, Roads, Transport and Public Works.

Evans Ondieki moves to Environment, Natural Resources, Water and Energy.

Anna Othoro, Tom Odongo and Greggory Mwakanongo will remain in their respective dockets of Trade, Industrialization, Tourism & Cooperative Development; Lands, Housing & Physical Planning and Finance & Economic Planning respectively. 

Additionally Dr Kidero dropped John Gakuo and Dr. Timothy Kingondu from his Cabinet. Search for their replacements is currently underway. Appointments to the positions will be taken to the County Assembly for vetting.

In the interim, Christopher Khaemba and Mercy Kamau will be the acting CECM’s for Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries Development and Health Services respectively.

“As a County government our efforts have continually been frustrated by the lack of funds due to huge debts inherited from the defunct City Council. I will expect that we develop innovative instruments for debt resolution and release revenue generated for implementation of projects,” said Dr Kidero

The Governor reminded Nairobi residents that his government was committed to delivering services based on his seven pillars of Health, Water & Sanitation; Transport, Housing and Infrastructure; Security & Inter-ethnic Relations; Education & Youth Development; Enterprise Development & Employment creation; Needs & Rights of Women, children & Persons with disability and Management of the City’s resources.

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