Educated Governors 2017 Most Educated Governors in Kenya

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Here is a list.

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Pulse Live has compiled a list, not exhaustive though, of the most educated governors steering the county governments.

Here is a list.

Prof Anyang’ Nyong'o – Kisumu Governor

  • 1987 to 1991: Head of Programs of African Academy of Sciences

  • 1984 to 1986: Associate Professor of University of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

  • 1982 to 1984: Visiting Research Officer of El Colegio De Mexico

  • 1977 to 1981: Lecturer and Senior Lecturer of University of Nairobi

  • Dec 2013- March 2013 : He was recently Gro Harlem Brundland Senior Leadership Fellow in the Division of Policy Translation and Leadership Development, the Harvard School of Public Health

  • 1995: The German-African Award for his contribution to democracy and democratisation in Africa.

  • 1989 : Fellowship of the African Academy of Sciences | 1989

Dr Alfred Mutua – Machakos Governor

  • Secondary school student at Dagoretti High School for his O’ levels.

  • Undergraduate student at Whitworth College, U.S.A, Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism from

  • Graduate student at Eastern Washington University, U.S.A, Master of Science Degree in Communications

  • Graduate student at the University of Western Sydney, Australia, Doctorate in Communication and Media.

Kiraitu Murungi – Meru Governor

  • Kiraitu Murungi was born on 1 January 1952 in Kionyo village, Abogeta division of Meru District in Eastern Kenya. He attended Chuka High School before proceeding to Alliance High School.

  • Murungi graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Nairobi in 1977 and attained a Master of Law in the same university in 1982.

  • He attained another Master in 1991 of Law from Harvard Law Schoolwhere he served two years in exile in the United States at the heyday of Daniel arap Moi's one-party dictatorship.

Prof Kivutha Kibwana – Makueni Governor

  • Graduate Student ;(MA - Theological Studies) Of  Africa International University.
    Graduate Student (SJD) of George Washington University, USA: International Law; International Human Rights Law; Comparative Law; Jurisprudence and Legal Theory.

  • Graduate Student (LLM) of Harvard University, USA : Anthropological Approaches to Law; International Business Transactions; Labour Law; U.S.A. Constitutional Law; Foreign Investment in Natural Resources.

  • Graduate Student (LLM) of University of London : Comparative Constitutional Laws of the Commonwealth; Law of Natural Resources Africa South of the Sahara; Principles of Civil Litigation; Jurisprudence and Legal Theory.

  • Undergraduate Student (LLB.) of University of Nairobi  Upper Second Class Honours

Prof Paul Chepkwony – Kericho Governor

  • 1999 – 2002: Graduate student at  Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, PhD in Organic Chemistry

  • 1993 – 1996: Graduate student at the University of Nairobi, Master in Chemistry

  • 1989 – 1992: Undergraduate student at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Bachelor degree in Chemistry

  • Secondary school student at Kericho High School (1988)

Dr Joyce Laboso – Bomet Governor

  • From 2002 – 2006: Graduate Student at the University of Hull, UK, (PhD gender and language education)

  • From 1989 – 1991: Graduate Student at the University of Reading, UK (Masters teaching English as a foreign language)

  • From 1984 – 1985: Graduate Student at the Universite Paul Valery, Montpellier, France (Post graduate diploma- French language teaching)

  • From 1980 – 1983: Undergraduate Student at Kenyatta University (B.ed (arts) French, Literature and Education)

  • Secondary School Student at Kenya High School, Nairobi

  • Secondary School Student at Kaplong Girls Secondary School

  • Primary School student at Kaplong and Molo Primary Schools

Prof John Lonyangapuo – West Pokot Governor

  • Graduate student at the University of Leeds, UK (PHD in Applied Mathematics)

  • Undergraduate student at Egerton University (BSc Pure Mathematics)


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