Uhuru names 26 Principal Secretary nominees; Mutea Iringo (Interior) and Karanja Kibicho (Foreign) are the only old faces retained.
Bitange Ndemo the man who had started to perfect the art of sycophancy was NOT retained in the communication docket, this must beÂ heavy for him considering the much effort he put defending the Hustler’s jet saga and also responding to foreign media attacks on President Uhuru.
An accomplished academic, Dr Ndemo may chose to go back to academia or pursue other interests, but with his Nyachae connection he may be unveiled as head of a powerful government body.Dr. Bitange Ndemo is the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Information and Communications.
Prior to his appointment as Permanent Secretary, Dr. Ndemo was a Senior Lecturer at the University of Nairobiâ€™s Business School, where he taught entrepreneurship, management and research methods.Â Most of his research work centres on Small and Medium Enterprises in Kenya with emphasis on Social Enterprise.
Dr. Ndemo holds a PhD in Industrial Economics from the University of Sheffield in the UK, an MBA and bachelors degree in Finance and Accounting from the University of Minnesota. In the early 1990s, he was a Financial Systems Analyst at Medtronic Inc., a Fortune 500 company in the USA.