List: Council of Governors appoints Executive and Committee Chairs

Following a three-day induction workshop for Governors and Deputy Governors in Mombasa, the Council of Governors revealed its executive leadership and chairs of various committees, which are expected to provide a reference point for the necessary systems, processes, and structures for County Governments to function optimally.

The council will be chaired by Kirinyaga Governor Anne Mumbi Waiguru, with Wajir Governor Ahmed Abdullahi serving as vice chair. The whip will be Nandi County Governor Stephen Sang.

The chairpersons of various committees are as follows;

  1. Finance, Planning and Economic Affairs Committee – Fernandes Barasa
  2. Health Committee – Muthomi Njuki
  3. Agriculture, Livestock and Cooperatives Committee – Kenneth Lusaka
  4. Water, Forestry and Natural Resources Management Committee – Andrew Mwadime
  5. Land, Housing and Urban Development Committee – Prof. Anyang’ Nyong’o
  6. Legal, Constitutional Affairs and Intergovernmental Relations Committee – Mutula Kilonzo Jr
  7. Education Committee – Erick Mutai
  8. Gender, Youth, Culture, Sports and Social Services Committee – Simon Kachapin
  9. Trade, Industry, Manufacturing and Enterprise Development Committee – Wavinya Ndeti
  10. Environment and Climate Change Committee – Wilber Ottichilo
  11. Human Resource, Labour and Social Welfare Committee – Sakaja Arthur Johnson
  12. Blue Economy Committee – Issa Abdalla Timamy
  13. Energy, Roads, Transport and Infrastructure Committee – Paul Kimani Wamatangi
  14. Arid, Semi-Arid Lands (ASAL) and Disaster Management Committee – Nathif A. Jama
  15. Resource Mobilization and Partnerships Committee – Cecily Mbarire
  16. ICT and Knowledge Management – Wisley Rotich
  17. Security and Foreign Affairs Committee – Dr. Dhadho Gaddae Godhana
  18. Tourism and Wildlife Committee –Patrick Ole Ntutu


The Vice Chairperson of the Council of Governors shall lead the committee that brings together the Executive and the Chairpersons of all Committees, the Liaison, Management, and Resource Management Committee.

The leadership is expected to steer the council for the next one year.

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