Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya has been re-elected as the Chairman Council of Governors.Oparanya will be deputised by Murang’a Governor Mwangi Wa Iria, who has similarly been re-elected to the post. The council said the decision to retain Governor Oparanya was by consensus with The position of Chief Whip handed to Makueni Governor Kivutha Kibwana.
The executive committee will be made up of Governors Oparanya, Mwangi Wa Iria and Kivutha Kibwana.
Kilifi Governor Amason Kingi will chair the Legal Affairs, Human Rights, Intergovernmental Relations, Security and Foreign Affairs committee.
Kisii Governor James Ongwae – Human Resources, Labour and Social Welfare
Kericho Governor Paul Chepkwony – Gender, Youth, Sports, Culture and Social Services
Narok Governor Samuel ole Tunai- Tourism and Natural Resources committee
Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui – Urban Planning, Housing, Development, Lands, Infrastructure and Energy
Education Committee will be chaired by Nyeri Governor Mutahi Kahiga.
Oparanya is the fifth governor to head the council after former Bomet Governor Isaac Rutto’s stint from 2013-2015, former Meru Governor Peter Munya- 2015-2017, Turkana’s Josphat Nanok who served from May 2017-January 2019.