Machogu is the Second Best Performing CS

Written by on February 28, 2023

Interior CS Kithure Kindiki led the list with a 27 per cent score, followed by his Education counterpart Ezekiel Machogu (12%) and Ababu Namwamba of Sports (8%).

Mining, Blue Economy and Maritime Affairs Cabinet Secretary Salim Mvurya and his Labour and Social Protection counterpart Florence Bore have been ranked the worst performing CSs by Kenyans, according to a new report by research firm Infotrak.

The Voice of the People Poll released on Tuesday shows that the former Kwale Governor, who took over the docket from Monica Juma in October last year, has 0.2 per cent popularity, along with Bore who took over from Simon Chelugui.

Others with a sub-1 per cent score are Davis Chirchir (Energy and Petroleum; 0.5%), Chelugui himself (Co-operatives and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises; 0.4%), Njuguna Ndung’u (Treasury; 0.4%), Roselinda Soipan Tuiya (Environment, 0.4%) and Rebecca Miano (Regional Development; 0.3%).

The report generated a citizenry scorecard on the ministries’ performance in the first 100 days under the new cabinet secretaries.

Ministry-wise, respondents ranked ICT as the most performing ministry with a 54 per cent rating, followed by the Roads and Transport ministry (50%) and Defense (49%).

Treasury together with Energy ranked lowest at 35%, followed by Water, Sanitation and Irrigation (40%).

Infotrak said it conducted the research between February 21-24 on a sample size of 2,149.

“The survey covered all 47 counties and 8 regions of Kenya. To ensure national representatives, the distribution of the survey sample across the regions was proportionately allocated,” Infotrak said.

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