Politics, for quite along period of time has been seen as a dirty game, where personal interest overrides all other things. Despite the fact that Kenyan politics is male dominated, there are sessional women politicians who have proven otherwise and are influencing lives positively. Below are such powerful women in politics.
She is a Kenyan sessional politician, who ventured into the monkey waters of politics in 2002. She vied and won the Taveta Constituency parliamentary seat on a KANU ticket. She is the current member of Parliament for the constituency serving her third term. Madam Shaban has served as a cabinet minister under various ministries in the Kenyan government. Good service to her constituents has seen her retain her seat for that a longer time.
One can't talk about women in politics without Martha's name popping up. She has served in various capacities in government, thus earning herself a tittle as an iron lady due to her firm position she took while articulating what she believed in. She unsuccessfully run for the country's top seat in previous election.
Millie Odhiambo Mabona
She is serving her second term as member of Parliament for Suba North Constituency. She has been very vocal while articulating issues concerning women in the August House. She is also a diehard supporter of ODM party which took her to Parliament.
The Kirinyaga Governor was once a powerful minister under President Kenyatta's government in first term, where she was the devolution minister. She is among the few women who were elected as governors in the last general elections of 2017.
The Nairobi County Women representative started her philanthropic work of transforming lives way before she ventured into the political world.
She is another key political figure in the country and current governor for Kitui County. She has been advocating for women to be recognized in the top leadership of the country through the famous two, third gender rule.
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