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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

PRESS STATEMENT ON COUNTY GOVERNMENTS PREPAREDNESS ON COVID-19 WEEK 32

Chairman CoG2019

In the past weeks we have witnessed the number of COVID-19 positive cases fluctuate. This is an indication that the virus is still here with us and therefore we must all continue observing the set guidelines.
On a positive note, a significant number of COVID-19 patients under home-based care and quarantine facilities have recovered. This has been achieved through concerted effort of both levels of Government and the healthcare workers who have remained committed in this course.
We however note that the Counties of Nairobi and Mombasa have continued to record the highest infection rate of COVID-19. In this regard, we encourage members of the public to remain vigilant and implement the health guidelines put in place.
In the last two and a half weeks, the 47 County Governments have continued to address interventions that seek to limit the spread of the virus in the following ways:-

 

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Latest News Highlights

The 2013 Kenya gubernatorial elections were held on 4 March 2013, Under the new constitution, which was passed during the 2010 referendum, the 2013 general election was the first to elect County Governors and their Deputies for the 47 newly created counties.

COUNTY NUMBER

COUNTY NAME

GOVERNORS

DEPUTY GOVERNORS

1.

Mombasa

H.E Hassan Ali Joho

H.E DR. William Kingi Kazungu

2.

Kwale

H.E Salim Mvurya Mgala

H.E Fatuma Mohamed Achani

3.

Kilifi

H.E Amason Jeffah Kingi

H.E Gideon Edmund Saburi

4.

Tana River

H.E Dhadho Gaddae Godhana

H.E Kea Batuyu Salim

5.

Lamu

H.E Fahim Yasin Twaha

H.E Abdulhakim Aboud Bwana

6.

Taita-Taveta

H.E Granton Graham Samboja

H.E Majala Mlagui Delina

7.

Garissa

H.E Ali Bunow Korane

H.E Abdi Muhumed Agane

8.

Wajir

H.E Mohamed Abdi Mahamud

Ahmed Muktar Ali

9.

Mandera

H.E Ibrahim Roba Ali

Arai Mohamed Ahmed

10.

Marsabit

H.E Mohsmuf Mohamed Ali

Solomon Gubo Riwe

11.

Isiolo

H.E Mohamed Kuti, EGH

Mohamed Gulleid Abdille

12.

Meru

H.E Kiraitu Murungi, EGH

Raphael Muriungi

13.

Tharaka Nithi

H.E Onesmus Muthomi

Eliud Mate Muriithi

14.

Embu

H.E Martin Nyaga Wambora

Dorothy Nditi Muchungu

15.

Kitui

H.E Charity Kaluki Ngilu,EGH

Malonza Peninah

16.

Machakos

H.E Alfred Mutua

Benard Muia Tom Kiala

17.

Makueni

H.E Kivutha Kibwana

Adelina Ndeto Mwau

18.

Nyandarua

H.E Francis Thuita Kimemia,CBS

Waithaka Mwangi Kirika

19.

Nyeri

H.E. Patrick Wahome Gakuru

Wamathai Samwel Githaiga

20.

Kirinyaga

H.E Anne Mumbi Waiguru,EGH

Julius Muthike Njiri

21.

Muranga

H.E Mwangi Wa Iria

Augustine J. Gakure Monyo

22.

Kiambu

H.E Ferdinard Ndung’u Waititu

Gerald Gakuha Githinji

23.

Turkana

H.E Josphat Nanok

Peter Ekai Lokoel

24.

West Pokot

H.E Prof. John Krop Lonyang’apuo

Titus Lotee

25.

Samburu

H.E Moses Lenolkula Kasaine

Joseph Lemarkat

26.

Trans-Nzoia

H.E Patrick Khaemba

Stanley Kiptoo Kenei Tarus

27.

Uasin Gishu

H.E Jackson Kiplagat Mandago

Daniel Kiplagat Kiprotich

28.

Elgeyo-Marakwet

H.E Alex Tanui Tolgos

Gabriel Lagat Kosgey

29.

Nandi

H.E Stephen Kipyego Sang

Dominic Kimutai Biwott

30.

Baringo

H.E Stanely K Kiptis

Mathew Kipyator Tuitoek

31.

Laikipia

H.E Ndiritu Muriithi

Josphat Gitonga Kabugi

32.

Nakuru

H.E Lee Maiyani Kinyanjui

Joseph Kibore Rutto

33.

Narok

H.E Samuel Kuntai Ole Tunai

Aruasa Evalyn Chepkirui

34.

Kajiado

H.E Joseph Jama Ole Lenku, EGH

Paul Mpute Ntiati

35.

Kericho

H.E Prof. Paul Chepkwony Kiprono

Susan Chepkoech Kikwai

36.

Bomet

H.E Joyce Laboso Cherono

Stephen Kipkoech Mutai

37.

Kakamega

H.E Wycliffe Oparanya

Philip Museve Kutima

38.

Vihiga

H.E Dr. Wilber Khasilwa Ottichilo

Caleb Temba Amaswache

39.

Bungoma

H.E Dr.Wycliffe Wafula Wangamati

Hillary Moywo Chongwony

40.

Busia

H.E Sospeter Ojaamong

Kizito Osore Wangalwa

41.

Siaya

H.E Cornel Amoth Rasanga

Wilson Ouma Onyango

42.

Kisumu

H.E Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o

Ruth Adhiambo Odinga Busia

43.

Homabay

H.E Cyprian Awiti

Hamiliton Onyango Orata

44.

Migori

H.E John Obado

Nelson Mahanga Mwita

45.

Kisii

H.E James Ongwae

Arthur Maangi Gongera

46.

Nyamira

H.E John Nyagarama Obiero

Amos Kimwomi Nyaribo

47.

Nairobi

H.E Mike Sonko Mbuvi

J. Mwangangi Mueke

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AUTOMATING STAFF MANAGEMENT AT THE COUNTY

Published: February 22, 2020
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Published: January 31, 2020
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Published: September 19, 2019
County wards which contribute higher revenues by way of payment of rates and other fees will attract commensurate perks from the County government, Kakamega Governor H.E. FCPA Wycliffe Ambetsa Oparanya has said. "The wards which pay more will get...

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