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President Hands Youth plum Jobs

At least seven youths landed plum State jobs on Tuesday when President Uhuru Kenyatta reshuffled his Cabinet.Some of the nominees to the position Chief Administrative Secretaries (CAS) are aged below 30 years.

The president said the CASs would work with their more experienced colleagues in government to assume senior leadership positions in future.

The head of state president Uhuru Kenyatta has hand over youth plum jobs.Some of the youthful nominees are Nadia Ahmed Abdalla (CAS for ICT, Innovation and Youth Affairs). Abdalla, who hails from Mombasa County, participated in Ms President, a reality TV show which premiered on Kenya Television Network.

At the same time, allies of Opposition chief Raila Odinga and Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka have landed plum State jobs in nominations largely influenced by the March 9 political truce.

Uhuru has been incorporating individuals allied to Raila and other Opposition leaders in his administration following the March 2018 handshake.

Previously, most of the appointments were awarded to individuals from Jubilee strongholds or to those who backed Uhuru’s election.

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Timothy Omondi