Sakaja is the current Cabinet Secretary for Transport and Infrastructure in Kenya. His full name is James Macharia and he was appointed to the post in 2018.
The Minister is known to be one of the richest Cabinet Secretaries in Kenya, with a net worth estimated to be close to 10 billion Kenyan Shillings. He is a trained lawyer and holds a B.A (Hons) in Political Science and Government, a diploma in Law and an LLM.
His wealth is reported to come from investments in the real estate, the stock market, and other financial markets. He is also a successful businessman and has founded several companies. He currently owns and runs a tech startup in Nairobi, called JayaTech Solutions, which provides IT solutions to businesses.
Besides his wealth, the Minister is known for his philanthropic work in Kenya. His foundation, called “A Better Kenya”, works to provide quality education, health care, and job opportunities to the needy. His commitment to the betterment of his country has led to recognition and awards from various institutions, including the African Development Bank.