By Mourice Seretta
Thara Nithi Governor Mithomi Njuki has been named as the best performing governor in the country followed by Kirinyaga Governor Ann Waiguru and his Nandi counterpart Stephen Sang respectively.
Mizani Africa, a research and opinion poll firm released the findings that saw the awarding of 7 best performing Governors, 7 best performing Speakers of County Assemblies, 20 best performing Members of Parliament, 20 best performing Members of County Assemblies.
Best Performing MPs
The top performers in the MPS category were Hon Jungle Patrick, Thika Town who tied at number one with Westlands MP Hon Tim Wanyonyi, followed by Hon Mark Nyamita or Uriri while Hon Ndindi Nyoro came third tying with Mvita’s Abdulswamad Nassir.
Other performing MPs were James Kamau of Kabete Constituency, Embakasi East’s Babu Owino, South Imenti’s Murungi Kathuri, Mandela East’s Mohamed Maalim and Kimilili’s Didmus Barasa.
The list also had Kangara Simon of Ruiru, Moses Cheboi of Kuresoi, Caleb Kositany of Spy, Atandi Sam of Alego Usonga, Josphat Chunge, Opiyo Wandayi of Ugunja, George Macharia of Ndia, Joshua Kivenda of Kaiti, Otiende Amollo of Rarieda, Ann Wanjiku of Gatundu North, Vincent Musyoka of Mwala and Mwangi Benjamin of Embakasi Central.
Mizani Africa used utilization of NG-CDF funds by MPs to gauge their performance.
Kinoo MCA has been awarded by Mizani Africa for championing the interests of the Shona tribe who have been stateless since they arrived in Kenya.
Another notable MCA who was awarded was Hon Caleb Mutiso Mule of Muvuti/Kiima Kimwe Ward.
Speaking at the sidelines of the award ceremony, Hon Mutiso told theTimes that he deserved the award after what he had done for his people.
Hon Mutiso says he had ensured that all impassable roads in his ward had been upgraded with murram due to his leadership, he had sunk five boreholes for his people to access water.
In matters education, Hon Mutiso said he had ensured that any standard 8 pupil who had scored 370 marks and above during KCPE was awarded Kshs20k by the able MCA to ensure continuity of education. That he says he had been doing since he was elected. Hon Mutiso also said that he had been ensuring that orphans and widows within his jurisdiction do not go hungry as he had been getting them food every now and then since he was elected.
He says his good works will not stop with the award but will go into the future.