Embu Governor Martin Wambora has been elected the new Council of Governors Chairman.

Wambora will be deputized by Kisii Governor James Elvis Ongwae.

He takes over as COG Chair from Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya

Embu Governor Martin Wambora

Martin Nyaga Wambora (born 9 April 1951) is a Kenyan politician. He is the first governor of Embu County in Kenya after winning on a TNA (The National Alliance) ticket in the Embu gubernatorial elections which was conducted in March 2013. He would later become the first Governor in Kenya to be impeached not once but twice but he successfully challenged the impeachment later and overwhelmingly Re elected in 2017 winning his 2nd term in office. He was a former member of parliament for Runyenjes Constituency from 2003 to 2007. Prior to becoming the governor of Embu county, he served as the chairman of the board of Kenya Airports Authority and led to its winning of the two most prestigious airport industry awards in 2011.

The New COG Leadership unveiled today:

Chairman – HE Martin Wambora

Vice Chairman – HE Governor JamesOngwae

Whip – H.E @Governor Alex Tolgos Committee Chairpersons

Health – @AnyangNyongo

Agriculture – @James Nyoro

ASALs – @John Lonyangapuo

Education – @Governor Kahiga

Water, Forestry & NRM – Governor Kimemia

Envmnt & Climate change – Governor Ottichilo

Blue Economy – H.E Fahim Twaha

Tourism – Governor SamuelTunai

HR, Labour and Social – Governor Wangamati

Finance, Planning & Eco. Affairs – Governor NdirituMuriithi

Trade and investment – Governor Ngilu

Legal and constitutional affairs – @GovKiraitu

Urban devt & housing – @GovLeeKinyanjui

Gender, youth, sports, culture – @AnneWaiguru

Security and foreign affairs – Gov Dhadho Godhana

Resource mobilization and ICT – Gov Chepkwony

Intergovt relations partnerships – Gov. AliKorane



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