Prime Cabinet Secretary Musalia Mudavadi has handed over the leadership of the Amani National Congress (ANC) Party.
In a notice on Wednesday, October 26, ANC said Lamu Governor Issa Timamy will take over as its party leader in an acting position.
“H. E Hon Musalia Mudavadi relinquished his position as ANC Party Leader following his nomination for appointment as Prime Cabinet Secretary of the Republic of Kenya. This is in accordance with Article 77(2) of the Constitution of Kenya,” read a notice from ANC Party Secretary General Simon Gikuru.
During his vetting for the Cabinet position on October 17, Mudavadi told the Parliamentary Committee on Appointments that he had to relinguish his position as party leader
He has been holding the position 2015, when he formed the party after leaving the United Democratic Forum Party.
Mudavadi will assume his role as Kenya’s first Prime Cabinet Secretary on Thursday after a swearing in ceremony to be witnessed by President William Ruto.