Mohamed Ahmed Maalim has been transferred from Makueni to replace George Natembeya as Rift Valley Regional Commissioner.
Maalim was the County Commissioner for Makueni County.
The transfer comes after Natembeya announced his resignation on Wednesday as he steps out to focus on politics.
He will be contesting for the Trans Nzoia governorship.
Gilbert Kitiyo Benjamin from Mombasa takes over as the Makueni County Commissioner.
Natembeya has been re-deployed to the Nairobi Headquarters.
“I am on my way to Nakuru and will be meeting Natembeya at 11am today so that he hands over to me,” Maalim said when reached for comment.
In the same changes, William Kangethe Thuku has been moved from Headquarters to take over as the Nairobi Regional Commissioner, Isaiah Aregai moves from Eastern to the Western region while Esther Wamuyu Maina moves from Western to Central region.