Kenya, a country in East Africa, has seen economic growth over the past few years. The majority of governors in Kenyan gubernatorial seats have amassed wealth. In this article, we will talk about the top 10 richest governors in Kenya in 2022.
1. Governor Mike Mbuvi Sonko
Mike Mbuvi Sonko has served as the second Governor of Nairobi. He is the richest governor in Kenya. Sonko’s net worth is estimated to be Kshs.10 Billion. He started earning money at a young age. He also has vast experience in politics.
2. Governor Ali Hassan Joho
Ali Hassan Joho has served as the Governor of Mombasa County. He is the second richest governor in Kenya. His net worth is estimated to be Kshs.7.3 Billion. He is one of the richest Kenyan politicians.
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3. Governor Kivutha Kibwana
Kivutha Kibwana is a successful Kenyan politician. He is the former Governor of Makueni County. His estimated net worth is Kshs.4.9 Billion. Kibwana is also a former advisor to President Mwai Kibaki. He is famous in Kenya.
4. Governor Wycliffe Oparanya
Wycliffe Ambetsa Oparanya served as the governor of Kakamega County from 2013 to 2022. His estimated net worth is Kshs. 3.7 Billion. He is the fourth richest governor in Kenya. He also has experience in Business, Auditing and Finance management.
5. Governor Sospeter Ojamong
Sospeter Ojamong is the Former Governor of Busia County. His estimated net worth is Kshs.3.68 Billion. He is the fifth richest governor in Kenya. He also has investments in real estate.
6. Governor Alfred Mutua
Alfred Mutua is the Former Governor of Machakos County. His estimated net worth is Kshs.3 Billion. He is also a businessman. He has been serving as Cabinet Secretary of Foreign and Diaspora Affairs under President William Ruto since October 2022.
7. Governor Ann Waiguru
Ann Waiguru is the Governor of Kirinyaga County. Waiguru has been in office since 22 August 2017. Her estimated net worth is Ksh.2.87 Billion. She has also worked at the World Bank as the assistant vice president.
8. Governor Cornel Rasanga
Cornel Rasanga is the Former Governor of Siaya County. His estimated net worth is more than Kshs.2 Billion. He has over 32 years of experience in Public Service. He is also an expert advisor in matters of public procurement.
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9. Governor Anyang Nyong’o
Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o is the Governor of Kisumu County. He has also served as a professor at the University of Mexico and Addis Ababa. Nyong’o is a former Secretary-General of the Orange Democratic Movement. His net worth is around Kshs.1.9 Billion.
10. Cyprian Awiti
Cyprian Awiti is the Governor of Homa Bay County. Awiti is a member of the Orange Democratic Movement. His net worth is estimated to be Kshs.1.8 Billion. He also has investments in the health sector.
This is the list of the top 10 richest governors in Kenya in 2022. Who is your favourite?