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How Kenyans reacted to Matiang’i’s appointment

Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i who was appointed to replace Joseph Nkaissery at the Interior Ministry just hours after the latter’s demise on Saturday is a known performer.

Dr Matiang’i previously held the Information and Communications docket before moving to the Education Ministry. In between, he headed the Lands Ministry – also in an acting capacity – following the stepping aside of then Cabinet Secretary Charity Ngilu.

On Saturday morning, in the wake of Nkaissery’s sudden demise, President Kenyatta quickly announced the appointment of Dr  Matiang’i to head the Internal Security in an acting capacity.

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Kenyans on social media however received the news of his latest appointment with mixed reactions. Here are some of their sentiments: