Twenty-six (26) governors-elect are lined up for swearing-in on Thursday, August 25.
This is after they secured victory in the August 9, 2022 General Election and their names were gazetted as per an August 16 Gazette Notice.
They new Governors include Coast region’s first female governor Fatuma Achani of Kwale County.
Of the 26, only one is an Independent candidate - Andrew Mwadime of Taita Taveta County. 11 are from UDA, eight from ODM, three from Wiper, two from UDM and one from Jubilee Party.
Below is the list of the county chiefs lined up for swearing-in next week:
- Fatuma Achani – Kwale (UDA)
- Anne Waiguru – Kirinyaga (UDA)
- Joshua Irungu – Laikipia (UDA)
- Jonathan Lati Leleliit – Samburu (UDA)
- Stephen Sang – Nandi (UDA)
- Moses Badilisha Kiarie – Nyandarua (UDA)
- Jonathan Bii – Uasin Gishu (UDA)
- Simon Kachapin – West Pokot (UDA)
- Wisley Rotich – Elgeyo Marakwet (UDA)
- Benjamin Cheboi – Baringo (UDA)
- Kimani Wamatangi – Kiambu (UDA)
- Anyang Nyong’o – Kisumu (ODM)
- Ochillo Ayacko – Migori (ODM)
- Ahmed Abdullahi Jiir – Wajir (ODM)
- Simba Arati – Kisii (ODM)
- Wilber Ottichilo – Vihiga (ODM)
- Joseph Ole Lenku – Kajiado (ODM)
- Nathif Jama – Garissa (ODM)
- Jeremiah Lomorukai – Turkana (ODM)
- Mutula Kilonzo Junior – Makueni (Wiper)
- Wavinya Ndeti – Machakos (Wiper)
- Julius Malombe – Kitui (Wiper)
- Mohamed Adan Khalif – Mandera (UDM)
- Mohamud Ali – Marsabit (UDM)
- Abdi Hassan Guyo – Isiolo (Jubilee)
- Andrew Mwadime – Taita Taveta (Independent)