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Sakaja creates Hustler Opportunities docket in new cabinet

Nairobi governor Johnson Sakaja has unveiled his cabinet which includes a docket specifically for Hustler opportunities.

Sakaja says the team of ten men and women will help him implement his vision for Kenya’s capital and deliver on promises he made to Kenyans during the campaigns.

One county executive member from the former regime retained his seat.

That is Charles Kerich who was appointed to head the Finance and Economic Affairs docket.

Mr Kerich, a former journalist, served in the Lands docket during governor Mike Sonko and Ann Kananu’s regimes.

Sakaja also named Ms Suzanne Silantoi, his political rival for the Senator seat in 2017, as Inclusivity, Public Participation, and Customer Service CEC.

Other appointed are Micheal Gumo (Innovation and Digital Economy), Brian Mulama (Talent, Skills Development and Care), Patrick Mbogo (Mobility and works), Stephen Mwangi (Built Environment and Urban Planning), Ibrahim Auma (Boroughs Administration and Personnel) Mr Ibrahim Auma Nyangoya, Rosemary Kariuki (Business and Hustler Opportunities), Maureen Njeri (Green Nairobi (Environment, Water, Food and Agriculture) and Anastasia Mutethya Nyalita (Health Wellness and Nutrition).

Also named to serve in various departments are Dr Jairus Musumba (County secretary), David Njoroge (Chief of Staff), Lawrence Wambua (Economic Affairs Advisor), Elias Mutuma (Legal Advisor), Samora Otieno (Health Advisor), William Ndung’u (Political advisor), Professor Washington Yotto Ochieng as Mobility Advisor, Urban and Regional Planning to be headed by John Mwangi Maina, and his Private Secretary is Ms Priscilla Mahinda.

Sakaja said he had consulted widely to ensure that appointments represent the face of Nairobi.

Sakaja has among other things, promised to reduce vehicle traffic, clean up the city and estates, and improve security during his tenure.

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