Executive Office of the Deputy President of Republic of Kenya

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H.E Rigathi Gachagua, EGH
The mandate of the Office of the Deputy President is derived from the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 and Executive Order No.1 of January 2023 on Organisation of the Government of the Republic of Kenya

The functions are:

  1. Deputise the President in execution of the President’s functions in accordance with Article 147 of the Constitution;
  2. Chair Cabinet Committees;
  3. Oversee Implementation of Cabinet decisions across all Ministries and State Departments;
  4. Co-ordinate Inter-Governmental relations between the National Government and County Governments including Chairing the Inter-Governmental Budget and Economic Council (IBEC);
  5. Liaison with Constitutional Commissions and Independent Offices in matters that require intervention by the National Government including budgets, policy formulation and implementation of their recommendations;
  6. Co-ordinate the planning and supervise the implementation of development partners’ funded programs and projects;
  7. Oversee Public Sector Reforms; and
  8. Any other function as may be assigned by the President.

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