Most Educated Governors in Kenya

Most Educated Governors in Kenya

Education is proving to be a vital asset that every Kenyan would like to acquire. While others are struggling to get it, various Kenyan individuals are lucky enough to be highly educated. They flaunt various educational accolades from both local and international higher learning institutions. Some of these Kenyans are our gubernatorial political leaders.

list of the most educated governors in Kenya

  1. Peter Anyang Nyong’o
  2. Kivutha Kibwana
  3. Kiraitu Muriungi
  4. Wycliffe Wafula Wangamati
  5. Paul Kiprono Chepkwony
  6. Alfred Nganga Mutua

Peter Anyang Nyong’o

Professor Anyang’ Nyong’o is the current Kisumu Governor who previously served as the senator who is ranked among the most educated people in Kenya. The western-based politician is a political science first-class honors graduate from Makerere University in Uganda. He furthered his graduate and post-graduate studies at the University of Chicago. He was a top scholar in various world-class institutions like the University of Nairobi and the African Academy of Science before he joined active politics.

Kivutha Kibwana

The current Makueni County governor is one of the most educated politicians in Kenya who attended Machakos School for O and A Level certification. Thereafter, he has accumulated several accolades from diverse universities around the world. For instance, he graduated from the University of London, George Washington University, and Africa International University where he undertook Theological Studies.

Kiraitu Muriungi

The current Meru County Governor is a qualified Lawyer who attended various top Law schools around the world. He is an alumnus of Chuka High School and Alliance High School in Nairobi. He executes his duties brilliantly and is ranked among the most educated people in Kenya.

Wycliffe Wafula Wangamati

The Current Bungoma County governor was among the first Kenyans to pursue Actuarial Science who is also the Director of Alexander Forbes. He is a graduate of the Institute of Actuaries in England and one of the best-performing governors in Kenya.

Paul Kiprono Chepkwony

Governor Paul Kiprono Chepkwony is among the most educated Governors in Kenya with several accolades from the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and the University of Nairobi. He attended Kericho High School in the late 1980s and furthered his studies at top Kenyan institutions. He was also an assistant lecturer at JKUAT for two years where he later became a professor.

Alfred Nganga Mutua

The resilient, fierce, and self-proclaimed politician is the current Makueni County Governor. The witty politician attended Dagoretti High School and Jamhuri High School for his O and A levels. He later joined several world-class higher learning institutions where he graduated with various accolades. For instance, he has a communication and media doctorate from the University of Western Sydney in Australia. It explains his love for the arts and current trends.

In conclusion, Kenyans are very ambitious people evident in the way they pursue education to achieve their best. That also includes politicians who will stop at nothing to ensure they are properly qualified for the jobs assigned to them. These public figures act as vital motivation to the younger and upcoming generation.


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