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About The Council of Governors

The Council of County Governors (COG) is a non-partisan organization established under Section 19 of the Intergovernmental Relations Act (IGRA 2012). The Council of Governors  comprises of the Governors of the forty-seven Counties. main functions are the promotion of visionary leadership; sharing of best practices and; offer a collective voice on policy issues; promote inter – county consultations; encourage and initiate information sharing on the performance of County Governments with regard to the execution of their functions; collective consultation on matters of interest to County Governments.

What We Do


COG provides a mechanism for consultation amongst County Governments, share information on performance of the counties in execution of their functions, facilitate capacity building for Governors, and consider reports from other intergovernmental forums on national and county interests amongst other functions (Section 20).

Our Mission


Benchmark of excellence in devolution that is non-partisan; providing a supporting pillar for County Government as a platform for consultation, information sharing,capacity building, performance management  and dispute resolution.

Our Vision


To have Prosperous and Democratic Counties delivering services to every Kenyan

COG Congratulates H.E Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta

On behalf of Council of Governors and 47 County Governments, I wish to congratulate President-Elect H.E Hon. Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta on your re-election to serve the Republic of Kenya for a period of five years. The Council of Governors is looking forward to working with your Government in ensuring that Devolution gains attained in the last four years are protected and adequate resources are allocated to County Governments to continue transforming the lives of Kenyans. The Council of Governors wishes your administration success.

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Latest News Highlights

Miss TourismMiss Tourism Kenya 2016 Finals was officially flagged off with the support of Council of Governors to Vihiga County. The beauty pageants who each represented their county were officially flagged off by the Deputy Governor of Nairobi County H.E Jonathan Mueke.
Speaking during the ceremony, he urged the County Tourism beauty pageants to use this opportunity as agents of peace and change in their Counties. Present at the flag off ceremony was Miss Tourism Kenya Director; Mrs Alice Kamunge, Vihiga county representatives and the Council of Governors secretariat.
This year’s edition of Miss Tourism Kenya 2016 finals will be hosted by Vihiga County on 15th to 18th June 2016.

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HEALTH MINISTRY TO FOCUS ON REDUCING HIV TRANSMISSION AMONG TURKANA YOUTH

Published: December 04, 2017
Health and Sanitation County Executive Member (CEC) Jane Ajele has said that the county government will be focusing on how to promote the prevention of HIV/AIDS among the youth as they are have deemed to be most vulnerable to contracting the virus. Speaking during the World Aids Day - celebrated...

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