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More women than men unimpressed by performance of Ruto’s Cabinet – Infotrak

More females than males feel that President William Ruto’s Cabinet Secretaries has underperformed in the first 100 days, findings of a survey by Infotrak have revealed.

From the survey 21 per cent of Kenyans believe none of the Cabinet Secretaries performed well over that period, with 25 per of these respondents being female and 18 per cent being male.

On the other hand, 52 per cent feel that the ministries have performing poorly in the first 100 days in office, compared to 28 per cent who believe the cabinet has performed averagely.

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Only 14 per cent believe the ministries have done a good job with an even smaller percentage, six, ranking the ministries’ performance as excellent.

Results of the survey also shows that most Kenyans believe Cabinet Secretary for Interior and National Administration Prof Kithure Kindiki is the best performing Cabinet Secretary garnering 27 per cent, followed by Education’s Ezekiel Machogu (12), Youth Affair’s Ababu Namwamba (8), Health’s Susan Nakhumicha (5) and Agriculture’s Mithuka Linturi (5).

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The Ministry of Information, Communication and the Digital Economy was rated the best performing ministry with an approval rating of 54 per cent.
It is followed by the Ministry of Roads and Transport (50), Ministry of Defence (49), Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Heritage (48) and the ministries of Health, Education, Interior, Youth Affairs and Forestry sharing the spoils to scoop the fifth position with 47 per cent.

The Ministry of Energy and Petroleum and that of National Treasury and Economic Planning occupy the last two spots with both scoring 35 per cent.

The Infotrak poll sampled 2,149 respondents (51 per cent female and 49 per cent male) from the eight regions between February 21 and 24. The research has a margin of error of plus or minus 2.1 per cent with a response rate of 94 per cent.

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