Uhuru surprises all by naming Ukur Yattani as Finance CS

by David Karani

Labour CS Ukur Yattani has been appointed Treasury CS in an acting capacity.

A statement sent by State House said the appointment will ensure smooth operations and continuity at the National Treasury and in line Ministries following the Court Order affecting CS Henry Rotich and the PS  Kamau Thugge.

Julius Monzi Muia has been appointed as the Principal Secretary for the National Treasury. He was the PS for Planning.

Torome Saitoti has been appointed as the Principal Secretary for the State Department of Planning.

Maj. Gen. (Rtd) Gordon Kihalangwa has been appointed as the Principal Secretary for the Ministry of Defence. Until his appointment Kihalangwa was the Principal Secretary for Immigration.

Rotich and Thugge were among 28 individuals implicated in the Arror and Kimwarer dams scandal.

The two were charged at the Milimani law courts on Tuesday.

They are accused of consipracy to defraud government, failing to comply with procurement law and irregular procurement of insurance policy through single sourcing.

They pleaded not guilty and were released on Sh15 million bail each.

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