Details have now emerged on the reasons behind the movement of Cabinet Secretary Charles Keter from the Energy Ministry to the weaker Devolution docket. The same came in a reshuffle made on Wednesday, changes that were announced by State House Spokesperson Kanze Dena on behalf of President Uhuru Kenyatta.
A section of Kenyans have elicited mixed reactions on today's cabinet reshuffle by President Uhuru Kenyatta. The docket that caught the attention of most Kenyans was the Energy ministry which was headed by CS Charles Keter. CS Keter has been moved into the Devolution ministry from the Energy ministry.
The CS was requested to pay the cash on Thursday, September 23, in the wake of neglecting to appear before the Senate Energy Committee. CS Keter was additionally expected to share a notice on the circumstance at Kenya Power however he was a flake-out, making Senators issue intense admonitions to all Cabinet Secretaries.
A Section Of Rift Valley Leaders Locked Out Of Meeting With DP Meeting With Mt. Kenya MPs, MP Claims
Hon.Dominic Koskei has hinted through his Facebook page alleging that Senator Cheruiyot has locked a Section Of Rift Valley Leaders from a close door meeting between Deputy President William Ruto and a Section Of Mt.Kenya Leaders.Here is what Hon Dominic Koskei posted through his Facebook page alleging about a close door meeting between a Section Of Rift Valley Leaders and a Section Of Mt.
Major Joseph Cheruiyot Langat a KPLC key staff has died.Taking to his Facebook page Cabinet Secretary for Energy Hon Charles Keter has Mourned The Late as a soldier and a great man."I have learnt with deep sorrow of the passing on of Major Langat Popularly known as JC.
CS Charles Keter has been moved from the energy ministry into the ministry of devolution. However sarcastically, the president has moved the state department for ASALs from the devolution ministry leaving him just as the ministry without functions. It's clear the state department for ASALs has been moved to the gender ministry which is ended by CS Margeret Kobia.
Image: Cs Keter and Dr. Eric Mutai It is only 13 months to 2022 general polls, contestants who are eye for different elective positions have begun to campaign while others seek to be reelected. Kericho County is no exception, Governor Chepkwony who is currently serving in the position for his second-term prepares to exit the office next year, candidates eyeing for the post are planning for solid succession plan.
Pointing Fingers Take Centre Stage Between Senate, Parliament And CS Keter Over Increased Fuel Price
If it increases(fuel), everything else shoots up and we experience a once more difficult ride to meet basic necessities. Fuel prices are determined by several factors, key among them, is imposition of taxation. Tax fixation is a determinant that is associated with final fuel prices undertaking.
Incumbent President Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta, by the powers given to him by the Constitution of the Republic of Kenya, decided to do a cabinet mini-reshuffle in four ministries. The affected Cabinet Secretaries are Eugine Wamalwa, Kobia, Monica Juma and Charles Keter. Spotlight has been on CS Eugine Wamalwa who has been tasked with the ministry of defence and CS Charles Keter who according to many has been relegated to Devolution.
Charles Cheruiyot Keter is a Kenyan politician. He belongs to the United Republican Party. He was elected to represent the Belgut Constituency in the National Assembly of Kenya in the December 2007 parliamentary election. He was born on 22 November 1969 in Kenya. Energy Cabinet Secretary Charles Keter was supposed to appear before a Senate committee today following his summon by Senate Speaker Kenneth Makelo Lusaka last week.
Today the president of Kenya His Excellency Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta, through the spokesperson of the executive office of the president Kanze Dena has done a Cabinet Reshuffle. According to the source president Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta has moved Cabinet Secretary Monica Juma from defense to Energy, Cabinet Secretary Keter from energy to devolution, and finally Cabinet Secretary Wamalwa from Devolution to Ministry of Defense.
According to CS Energy Charles Keter, he is being blamed over nothing on matters around the increase in fuel prices. He has put the matter squarely at the door step of his colleague CS for Petroleum John Munyes who he says was given the mandate by the president Uhuru Kenyatta due to his qualifications for the job.
The cabinet secretary for energy Hon Keter has today declined the invitation by the Senate to discuss about fuel price which has lead to high cost of living in the country. According to the news which was shared on the social media platforms few hours ago, the cabinet secretary said that he is not the one to question about the increase in fuel price instead he directed to the whole government.It is very bad for the government official to decline the invitation which is meant to protect poor kenyans who are suffering in the country.
Energy Cabinet Secretary and former Kericho County Senator Hon.Charles Keter has been lauded for his exemplary duty in as far as electrification programme is concerned.During his tenure, the rate of electrification in both rural and urban areas has risen upto 85%.
Energy Cabinet Secretary Charles Keter and his Petroleum and Mining partner John Munyes on Tuesday reprimanded summons by Senate's Energy Committee in which they were needed to react to last week's fuel costs climb. In his reaction to the request, CS Keter said fuel costs didn't fall under the domain of his service, as he avoided any responsibility of liability to the Petroleum agenda.
According to Senator Moses Wetangula, the Cabinet Secretary for energy Charles Keter cannot run away from matters increase in matters the increase of fuel prices. He is of the view that the Cabinet Secretaries for energy and petroleum must answer squarely to this matters. Wetangula opines that it's clear CS Keter is abdicating his duties by refusing to answer to matters increase in fuel prices.
Narok County's senator, honorable Ledama Olekina has went on to call for the president to fire two cabinet secretaries. In his Twitter account,the vocal senator has called upon the president to relieve Charles Keter and John Munyes of their jobs. It is remembered that Charles Keter is the cabinet secretary of Energy while his counterpart John Munyes is the cabinet secretary for petroleum.
Kenya Power has officially withdrawn a bid to raise electricity bills. The declaration was made by Energy Cabinet Secretary, Charles Keter, who noticed that the power firm had recalled the request submitted to the Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) in 2019. Kenya Power said that it will presently concentrate on reducing costs, controlling electricity theft and recuperating unpaid bills adding up to over Ksh27 billion.
Cabinet Secretary for energy Charles Keter has send a message of condolences to the family and friends of radio journalist Robin Njogu.Through his official Facebook page Keter described the deceased as passionate and dedicated.He passed on at Agakhan Hospital where he was undergoing treatment.
Prominent political leaders who had lost their seats in the last general elections are looking forward to making a major comeback. One such local leader is former Kipkelion Member of Parliament honorable Magerer Langat. During his successful tenure, he held ODM' s executive director. He was later ejected and this typically made him fall politically.