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CS Fred Matiangi Biography, Background, Age, Education, Marriage, and More

Dr Fred Okeengo Matiangi is the current Cabinet Secretary for the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Security. He before served as the Minister for Education before president Uhuru reshuffled his Cabinet. The no nonsense Cabinet Secreatry can be termed by many as the president’s right handyman as he has been by the president’s side since he assumed office.


Matiangi was born in Borabu Constituency, Nyamira County. He is a Kisii by tribe. He grew up in Nyamira before moving to Nairobi to further his studies.


The date of birth of when the CS was born has remained personal up to date.


The early life of the CS and where he attended his lower education is not known to the public. However, he acquired a Bachelor’s degree in Education from Kenyatta University. He also has a Bachelor in Arts from the same university. Matiangi acquired a PHD in Communication from the University of Nairobi. He also acquired a Masters in Art from the University of Nairobi.


He is a former lecturer at Egerton University and the University of Nairobi. He has also before served as the Eastern Africa Regional Representative for the centre of International Development. In the Kenyan Government, he served as the CS for information, Communication and Technology (ICT), CS for Education, before assuming his current seat as the CS for Interior Coordination of National Security.


Matiangi is a husband to one, and they are blessed with two children.

Other facts about him;

Matiangi was on the limelight while he was the CS for education. He banned caning of students, reduced cheating levels in National Examinations, and also ordered all school buses and vehicles to be painted yellow. He has also received appraisal while serving in the Security Department.

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Borabu Constituency CS Fred Okeengo Matiangi Matiangi Nyamira


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