President Uhuru Kenyatta (right) converses with Deputy President William Ruto during the opening of the Pastoralist Leadership Summit on March 11, 2016 in Isiolo County. PHOTO | PHOEBE OKALL | NATION MEDIA GROUP
Uhuru appoints deputy chief of staff
President Uhuru Kenyatta has appointed Nzioka Siwadie Waita as the deputy Chief of Staff.
Mr Waita will assist Chief of Staff and Head of the Public Service Joseph Kinyua in discharging his mandate.
In a statement on Friday, State House spokesman Manoah Esipisu noted that the appointment is in line with the President’s commitment to strengthen the capacity and responsiveness of the executive office.
Mr Waita’s role includes delivering key flagship projects, performance contracting, managing the coordination of the President’s fiscal priorities in liaison with the Treasury Ministry and effective oversight of State corporations.