President Uhuru Kenyatta has appointed former Machakos County gubernatorial aspirant Wavinya Ndeti as Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS) in charge of Transport.
Taking to her Twitter, Ms Ndeti expressed her gratitude to the head of state for allowing her to serve in the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure.
“I thank the Almighty God for his boundless grace. I thank His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta for giving me this opportunity to serve the people of this great country as the Chief Administrative Secretary for Transport.
“It’s time to get down to work and get the wheels moving,” she stated.
she further thanked Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga, stating that the two had always accorded her advice and support.
“Let’s get the needle moving, and serve our great country Kenya. I am looking forward to working with the Cabinet secretary in charge,” she added.
In 2017, she contested against Alfred Mutua but lost.
Prior to her latest appointment, Ndeti was serving as the chairperson of the Kenya Water Institute (KEWI).
She also served as Kathiani Member of Parliament (MP) between 2007 and 2013 before unsuccessfully contesting the Machakos gubernatorial election in the 2013 and 2017 general election.