Kisumu Governor Professor Anyang' Nyong'o has slammed President William Ruto after he scrapped the Ministry of Devolution.
Taking to his social media handles, the ODM governor castigated the head of state for not giving the devolution docket he prominence it deserves. According to the Kisumu county chief, President Ruto should have retained the Devolution department when he structured his cabinet today.
"We have two major branches of government in our Republic: national and devolved governments. Separate but interdependent. The President should have respected this principle in structuring his government," Prof. Anyang' Nyong'o noted.
While reacting to President Ruto's cabinet nominations, Professor Anyang' Nyong'o also accused Ruto of failing to take into consideration the principles of equity and regional balance when nominating members of his cabinet.
"Having seen appointments to the Cabinet today, equity and regional balance, two
components of NATIONAL UNITY, are prominent by their absence," the Kisumu county chief said.
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