Najib Balala filled in as the past Department Secretary answerable for The movement business and Untamed life. Before joining the assistance, he was a Person from Parliament for the Mvita electorate. He also settled Kenya's Moderate Congress, which is right now fundamental for the Festival Party.
Najib Balala is one of the most known people in the country. He is not only known because he was the Tourism CS in former President Uhuru Kenyatta's government but he is also known because he has been the politics of the Nation for a long period of time now.
Hon Najib Balala has become the first person who served as cabinet secretary in the last regime to react following the appointment of new cabinet team by president William Ruto. Taking to his social media accounts, Najib Balala welcomed the move despite being left out in the team.
The former cabinet secretary for Tourism Najib Balala has landed an international job a few days after his retirement. Balala has been appointed as the vice president of the Fauna and Flora International (FFI) which is a charity specializing in conserving wildlife around the globe. The appointment of Balala comes exactly seven days after he handed over the Tourism docket to his successor Penina Malonza after her approval by the Appointments Committee of the National Assembly.
Najib Balala is Kenyan politician and the current Cabinet Secretary for Tourism and that immediate former Member of Parliament for Mvita Constituency. Najib Balala was the party leader of the Republican Congress Party of Kenya and partner of the Jubilee Coalition. According to the report, Najib Balala began his political career as the mayor of Mombasa Kenya.
Today, president William Samoei Ruto met with former president Uhuru Kenyatta’s Cabinet secretaries. Some of the Cabinet Secretary present include Peter Munya, Najib Balala, Muchere, Matiangi, George Maghoha and others. President William Samoei Ruto is also expected to appoint his cabinet secretary soon.
Kenyans on Twitter have reacted hilariously to the outgoing Tourism Cabinet Secretary's congratulations message to President William Ruto for appointing his first cabinet. The reactions have been prompted by the fact that Najib Balala was the first cabinet minister to congratulate Dr. Ruto upon their announcement by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission as the winner of the August poll.
Details emerging indicates that president William Ruto has again held a consultative talk with the outgoing cabinet team who served during president Uhuru Kenyatta's reign. They included former interior CS Hon Fred Matiangi, former Tourism CS Hon Najib Balala, Hon Peter Munya who served as CS for Agriculture and Hon Eugene Wamalwa. Present was the current cabinet team who were recently approved by the Parliament after their Vetting. A number of those cabinet secretaries who served during jubilee period have
In response to the historic event that occurred at the Bomas of Kenya today, Hon. Najib Balala, the Cabinet Secretary for Tourism in the Jubilee Government of Former President Uhuru Kenyatta, broke his silence. Najib Balala informed Kenyans via his official Twitter page that the next Magical Kenya Travel Expo event launched today at the Bomas of Kenya and that 160 purchasers and 200 exhibitors attended the event.
Hon. Mutahi Ngunyi, a political strategist, made a wonderful announcement today just a few moments after the members of parliament who conducted the vetting process voted against the nomination of Peninah Malonza to be Cabinet Secretary for Tourism, Wildlife and Heritage. Mutahi Ngunyi asserts that it was on purpose and that Kenyans should not blame President William Ruto for it.
The latest information suggests that Hon. Najib Balala, who has long held the position of Minister of Tourism, has landed in a prestigious position just a few days after being replaced as CS by President William Ruto. He has reportedly been chosen to serve as a new vice president of the global conservation organization Fauna and Flora International (FFI).
The Outgoing Cabinet Secretaries that were in the previous regime are all handing over to the new Cabinet Secretaries that have been appointed by President William Ruto and sworn into office. The new Cabinet Secretaries have taken over office and it is only one CS from the previous regime that was retained by President Ruto in his administration as per the reports that we have with us. Najib Balala was the Cabinet Secretary for Tourism for the past 15 years as per the reports that we have with us. Najib Balala
The committee on appointments in parliament tabled their feedback to the national assembly on Tuesday.The report comes after a week long process of vetting that was done last week. Several nominees were approved by the committee that had retreated to make the final decisions after finalisation of the vetting.However Peninah Malonza who had been nominated as a CS for Tourism and Wildlife was rejected.
Outgoing Cabinet Secretary for Tourism Najib Balala has expressed his reaction after President William Ruto appointed the new cabinet earlier today in State House, Nairobi. Balala who is lately making headlines after failing to retain his position in the ministry extended his regards to the new administration as he acknowledged the opportunity he had been given to serve Kenyans for the past several years.
Photo Of President William Ruto and Najib Balala Najib Balala a former cabinet secretary for Tourism Wildlife and Heritage has finally landed a powerful job after he missed out on president William Ruto's cabinet. The former cabinet secretary posted on his social media page that he has landed a global job.Najib Balala was instrumental in boosting growth of tourism within Kenya.Najib Balala did not lean to any political coalition during the campaign season and after William Ruto win the presidential election,the former cabinet secretary congratulated the president.There were speculations that honourable William Ruto could have appointed him as a cabinet secretary, however the president appointed honourable Penina Malonza.
President William Ruto has today unveiled the names of his Cabinet that will start undertaking their official duties as Cabinet Secretaries. There has been a surprise by many after all the Cabinet Secretaries of former President Uhuru Kenyatta were sent home as no one has been able to secure a cabinet slot.
The new government under William Ruto came fully in place yesterday when he named his cabinet secretaries to head different ministries.The big winners of the appointments were number one Musalia Mudavadi who was appointed as the chief prime cabinet minister in charge of overseeing all ministerial activities.Mudavadi had not been in government ever since 2013 but is now back in a very prestigious position.Others were Aden Duale who was named the Defence minister.Former Machakos governor Alfred Mutua was named as the foreign affairs minister.Kithure Kindiki was named as the minister of interior and national administration.Ababu Namwamba was named as the sports affairs minister.Kipchumba Murkomen a very close friend of Ruto was named the roads and transport minister.Another close friend Moses Kuria was named as the Trade affairs minister.The big losers in the reshuffle of the cabinet secretaries were number one Fred Matiangi who used to be the Internal security and affairs minister.Others were Eugene Wamalwa who was the Defence minister,Peter Munya who was the Agricultural minister and Najib Balala who was the Tourism,Wildlife and Heritage minister.
International wildlife conservation charity, Fauna & Flora International (FFI), has announced the appointment of Najib Balala, EGH, as a new vice-president. Najib Balala is Kenya’s former Cabinet Secretary for Tourism & Wildlife, has played a significant role in boosting tourism growth and stability in Kenya and in the African regional tourism sector.
Najib Balala, David Ndii, Wilson Sossion are among key people who did not make it to Cabinet Secretaries nomination list which was unveiled at State Hous, Nairobi today. Instead, Peninah Malonza was nominated to take over Najib Balala’s tourism docket, a ministry he has served for 12 years (the longest), in both Mwai Kibaki and Uhuru’s administration.
It's An End Of An Era For Najib Balala, He Won't Be In Government For The First Time In Over 20 Year
Najib Balala has been in government ever since the year 1998 when he was appointed as the Mayor of Mombasa.As from the year 2002,he has been in every cabinet.His most notable ministry has been that of Tourism,Wildlife and Heritage where he has been the cabinet secretary for the past twelve years.We had all thought that his impressive run being in government would continue under William Ruto's new government.That was however not the case yesterday when president Ruto was naming his new cabinet.This did not come as a surprise as most of us expected Ruto to reward his loyal political friends.He replaced Najib Balala with Peninah Malonza as the new cabinet secretary for Tourism,Wildlife and Heritage.This was the same case in all other ministries where no former cabinet secretary was retained.It is an end f an era for Balala and the rest as we usher in a new regime of young and vibrant leaders under Ruto.