The President said Kenyans expect and shall receive an open, transparent and accountable Government that is easily accessible, responsive and committed to excellence.
Speaking during the swearing-in of nine new Cabinet Secretaries at State House in Nairobi, the Head of State warned the newcomers against misusing their positions.
"It is now business unusual".
Nine Cabinet Secretaries took the oath of office; Prof.
Those vetted were John Munyes (Petroleum and Mining), Keriako Tobiko (Environment and Forestry), Peter Munya (East African Community and the Northern Corridor Development), Monica Juma (Foreign Affairs and International Trade), Ukur Yattani (Labour and Social Services), Margaret Kobia (Public Service, Youth and Gender Affairs), Farida Karoney (Lands and Housing) Simon Chelugui (Water and Sanitation) and Rashid Achesa (Sports and Heritage) respectively.
"The key to achieving our national goals and the aspirations of our people, including Vision 2030 and the Big 4 Agenda, lies in working together in deliberate and strategic partnerships", said the President.
As part of the graduation ceremony, with the largest number of recruits in the history of the service, President Kenyatta also presented awards to best recruits and officers.
"I look towards my Cabinet for selfless service, unimpeachable integrity, dedication to duty and unmatched excellence in bringing into fruition the "Big Four Agenda" - a roof over many more heads at affordable cost, affordable healthcare for all, value addition and manufacturing for jobs, and ensuring that hunger becomes the story of the past", he said.
The president also told the newly sworn in Cabinet Secretaries that anyone who will feel the work is too much should pave way for capable Kenyans.
"This is not a platform of self-actualization and pandering to ego, it is a rare calling and honour bestowed to very few..." said the president.
President Uhuru Kenyatta addressing National Youth Service (NYS) recruits during their Passing-Out Parade in Gilgil on February 16,2018.