• Koigi Wamwere.

    Koigi Wamwere, veteran Nakuru politician

    Koigi Wamwere is a Nakuru County politician who has served twice as an MP. He was first elected in 1979 and served up to 1982. He lost his seat when he was arrested on suspicions that he was part of the 1982 coup. Koigi wa Wamwere was elected for his second term representing Subukia in 2003 on a NARC party ticket. As a member of parliament, President Mwai Kibaki also appointed him to serve as an assistant minister in the ministry of Broadcasting. During this time, he started Sauti ya Mwananchi radio which broadcasts in Kiswahili. Koigi is also an accomplished author who has written eight books and numerous newspaper…

  • Kinuthia Mbugua

    Kinuthia Mbugua, first Nakuru County Governor

    Kinuthia Mbugua was the first Governor for Nakuru County. He served between 2013 to 2017 when Lee Kinyanjui took over. After his tenure as Nakuru Governor, he was appointed by President Uhuru Kenyatta as Statehouse comptroller. Kinuthia Mbugua who has a degree from the University in Nairobi started his career as a DO in Marakwet before being posted to Molo. Between 1981 to 1986, Kinuthia Mbugua was serving as the Chief Instructor at Administration Police Training Camp. He was later to serve as the APTC commandant from 1986. In 1992, Kinuthia Mbugua served as the Deputy Provincial Commissioner in Western Kenya but was deployed to Nakuru as a DC until…