Former Marakwet East MP Linah Jebii Kilimo has thanked President Uhuru Kenyatta for appointing her as Chief Administrative Secretary [CAS] in the Ministry of Agriculture.

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In a statement on Tuesday, she said she will serve with humility and dedication.

“I wish to sincerely thank H.E Uhuru Kenyatta for appointing me the CAS Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries & Cooperatives. I will serve with humility and dedication,” stated Kilimo.

She reiterated that she will work hard to ensure that the Agriculture sector brings back its lost glory.

“To all Kenyans of goodwill, I wish to thank you for the prayers and support. I will work extra hard to make sure that the Agriculture Sector in the country is brought back to glory. Together we will have a solution. Thanks and God bless you all,” she added.

Senate Majority Leader Kipchumba Murkomen lauded Kilimo upon her appointment by President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday.

"On behalf of the people of Elgeyo Marakwet County, I Congratulate Hon. Linah Kilimo on he on her appointment as CAS Agriculture & Cooperatives. Godspeed as you serve the Republic," he said.

Kilimo contested for the Marakwet East parliamentary seat in 2017 and was defeated by the incumbent Kangogo Bowen.