Top cabinet officials from the Uhuru Kenyatta government were present at today's cabinet meeting, which was hosted at State House by President William Ruto.
This is due to the fact that Ruto's new cabinet has not yet undergone parliamentary oversight and been sworn in. Images published by State House Kenya show that attendees at the meeting were George Magoha, Mutahi Kagwe, Peter Munya, Ukur Yatani, Najib Balala, Amina Mohammed, Peter Kinyua, and Joe Mucheru.
In particular, those who stuck up for him during the Jubilee administration's second term, when he felt President Uhuru Kenyatta had left him out of the picture, were rewarded with Ruto's new cabinet, which was formed entirely with the goal of rewarding Ruto's supporters.
Many Kenyans have attacked the new cabinet, claiming that Ruto ought to have selected technocrats rather than politicians, especially since some of them, like Aisha Jumwa and Mithika Linturi, are presently embroiled in legal processes. What Kenyans have to say is as follows:
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