Ruto Cabinet Secretaries Ranked in Latest Infotrak Report [LIST]

A photo of Cabinet meeting held at State Lodge, Sagana, Nyeri County on August 8, 2023.
A photo of Cabinet meeting held at State Lodge, Sagana, Nyeri County on August 8, 2023.

East Africa Community (EAC) Cabinet Secretary Rebecca Miano has been ranked the worst-performing CS with a 0.1 per cent rating, according to a report by research firm Infotrak. 

The report, released on Tuesday, evaluated the performance of CSs during their first ten months in office, classifying those with scores below one per cent as the worst performers.

Zachary Njeru (Lands) and Florence Bore (Labour) were ranked slightly better than Miano with a 0.2 per cent rating. 

Energy CS Davis Chirchir and his Cooperatives counterpart, Simon Chelugui, both scored 0.3 per cent. 

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Njuguna Ndung'u (Treasury) and Salim Mvurya (Mining) tied at 0.4 per cent, while Soipan Tuya (Environment), Aisha Jumwa (Public Service) and Peninah Malonza (Tourism) both scored one per cent.

Best Performing CSs

In contrast, Interior CS Kithure Kindiki was ranked as the best-performing CS with 33 per cent, followed by Education CS Ezekiel Machogu at 13 per cent.

Susan Nakhumicha (Health) was ranked third with eight per cent, while Kipchumba Murkomen and Mithika Linturi scored six per cent each.

Sports CS Ababu Namwamba garnered four per cent, while the ICT sector (Eliud Owalo) and Foreign Affairs (Alfred Mutua) each received a three per cent rating.

In terms of public sentiment, 53 per cent of Kenyans believed that the nation was headed in the wrong direction, while 30 per cent expressed confidence in the efforts of the Kenya Kwanza government under President William Ruto. 

Among the areas which doubted Ruto's leadership were Western (68 per cent), Nyanza (67 per cent), Nairobi (61 per cent), and Eastern (56 per cent). 

The reasons cited for their lack of confidence in the government included the high cost of living (89 per cent), unemployment (34 per cent), poor governance (20 per cent), poverty (12 per cent), bad politics ( eight per cent) and low quality of education at five per cent.

Poor infrastructure, quality of healthcare, unresolved land issues, and high taxation were also highlighted as areas where the government was lagging. 

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