Nairobi, April 2 -- Kenyans are burdened by a bloated government as the Kenya Kwanza administration continues to reward loyalists with plum State jobs.

A Nation Newsplex analysis has found that the increase in the composition of the Executive will significantly weigh down the taxpayer.

President William Ruto appointed 50 chief administrative secretaries (CAS), up from 29 in the former President Uhuru's government.

Prof XN Iraki of the University of Nairobi's Faculty of Business and Management Sciences argues that the high number of political appointees to the CAS position is a hindrance to the betterment of the economy.

"While the current government says there is enough work for all the members of the Executive, we can only wait and s...