By HARRIET MUGO
Amani National Congress (ANC) party leader Musalia Mudavadi has quit the party position and appointed Lamu Governor Issa Timamy as his replacement.
Mudavadi resigned from the party position after he was appointed and sworn in as the Prime Cabinet Minister by President Ruto.
Mudavadi is now the Prime Cabinet Secretary and the third most powerful official in President William Ruto’s government following Cabinet announcements.
Mudavadi who was one of the key principals in the Kenya Kwanza Alliance will be required to assist the Presidency in the coordination of ministries and state departments in liaison with the office of Ministry of Interior and Coordination.
“He will oversee the implementation of national government policies programs and project,” the President stated.
He will also chair National government legislative agenda across all ministries and state departments in consultations and for transmission with the party coalition leadership in both National Assembly and the Senate.
He will also facilitate inter-ministerial coordination of cross initiatives and programs and also supervise and coordinate the technical monitoring and evaluation of government policies and programs across ministries.
“Apart from this he will perform any other function as I may assign him,” President Ruto announced.