Kenya brags of various female legislators who are giving their male partners a keep running for their cash. Their mettle and relentlessness is commendable and much superior to that of their male partners.
1. Charity Ngilu – Kitui County Governor
Before being elected Governor in 2017,Ngilu held a number of top positions in both Moi and Kibaki’s governments,including Minister of Health and Minister of Water and Irrigation. Ngilu has always fought for the rights of fellow women,especially those in politics
2. Martha Karua – Former longstanding Member of Parliament(Gichugu Constituency)
Karua has been instrumental in redefining the Kenyan political scene with her unwavering stances. Karua is also known as the Iron lady
3. Millie Odhiambo – Mbita MP
Mbita Member of Parliament Millie Odhiambo became an instant online sensation after launching a scathing attack on Uhuru Kenyatta. Millie,who has always been on the fore front in championing for the rights of Kenyans, has proved to be fearless countless times-giving her competitors and male politicians a hard time.
4. Mishi Mboko – Likoni MP
Before she was elected into parliament on August 8 2017,Mishi Mboko was a nominated Mombasa Woman Representative who could not give her rivals easy time. Loud,fearless and forward are some of the characteristic of the newly-elected Likoni MP.
5. Gladys Wanga – Homabay County Woman Representative
Gladys Wanga is one of the few female politicians who have fearlessly unearthed several scams in the country and shamed corrupt leaders while at it. Gladys, just like her fellow women politicians, seeks empowerment of women and youth and education for the girl child.
6. Gladys Boss Shollei – Uasin Gishu county women representative
Shollei is the current Uasin Gishu county women representative. Before joining the murky waters of politics,Shollei was a Judiciary registrar. Shollei has grown to become one of the powerful,not to mention influential politicians in Kenya in a very short span of time
7. Aisha Jumwa – Malindi MP
Newly elected Malindij MP Aisha Jumwa does not need an introduction. The politician has made a name for herself with her incessant rants in rallies and interviews. Just like her male counterparts,Jumwa is fearless ,vocal, loud and development-oriented. Unlike in the past,the female politicians’ presence in the Kenyan political world is felt strongly not only through press conferences but also on ground
8. Anne Waiguru – Kirinyaga County Governor
Anne Waiguru sailed through a whole lot of controversies to become the next Kirinyaga County governor
9. Joyce Laboso
Bomet County governor Joyce Laboso is one of the strongest women in Kenyan politics. Laboso was the MP for Sotik before being elected governor. Just like her late sister Lorna Laboso,Joyce has been pushing for development and championing the rights of women,kids and the elderly
10. Sabina Chege
Murang’a County Women representative Sabina Chege ,just like Martha Karua,Millie Odhiambo and Gladys Wanga is a fearless soul. The politician has always aired her hard hitting views without fear ,making her one of the most vocal,and instrumental leader as far as development is concerned.