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Cabinet Secretary


Hon. Ezekiel Machogu, EGH, was sworn in as Cabinet Secretary in charge of the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Kenya on October 27, 2022. 

He is a seasoned career civil servant and administrator. Before his appointment as Cabinet Secretary, Hon. Machogu was the Member of Parliament for Nyaribari Masaba Constituency from 2017 to 2022.

While serving in the 12th Parliament, he served as the Chairperson of the National Assembly Committee on Members, Service and Facilities; and as a Member of the Committee on Regional Integration.

Hon. Machogu has served as Senior Deputy Secretary in the Ministries of Arid and Semi-Arid Lands, Trade and Tourism, and the Public Service Commission from 2002 to 2016; as Deputy Provincial Commissioner of the Coast Province from 2001 to 2002; District Commissioner for Wajir, Busia and Nyandarua Districts from 1989 to 2001; and as District Officer of Tetu, Nyandarua, Oljororok, Kianyaga, Nandi, Naivasha, and Kikuyu Divisions from 1978 to 1989.

Hon. Machogu is an alumnus of the University of Nairobi where he undertook his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science (Government and Sociology).


He has also attended numerous senior management courses locally and across the world over the course of his long standing career in the civil service.