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Meet 3 Kenya Governors Who Are below 40 years But very Prominent

1.Fatuma Achani.

Fatuma Achani is a Kenyan advocate and politician who was born in the year 1984.She is currently serving as the second governor of Kwale county.Achani amazed many Kenyans after she was declared the first female boss since the 2010 constitution reforms.

Fatuma Achani served as a deputy governor for two terms to the former Kwale county governor Salim Mvurya.In 2013 they were elected on an ODM party ticket. Mvurya's fallout with the ODM party leader Raila Odinga, prior to the 2017 polls saw Achani stick to her boss and together they vied on a Jubilee party ticket.

Her loyalty saw her join Mvurya to President William Ruto's camp the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) party,following the protracted battles in the Jubilee administration.In 2022 general elections she won the Kwale county gubernatorial seat under UDA party ticket defeating Hamadi Boga of ODM.

2. Stephen Sang.

Stephen Sang is a Kenyan lawyer and politician who is currently serving as the second Nandi county governor. He was born on 1st January 1985,he is therefore 37 years old. He won the Nandi county gubernatorial seat in the 2022 general elections under the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) party ticket.He is also the former Nandi county governor following the 2017 general elections under Jubilee party ticket.

Sang is serving as the governor for his second term.He also served as the Nandi county senator from 2013 to 2017 when he moved to the governor seat.

3.Johnson Sakaja.

Johnson Sakaja is a Kenyan politician and the current Nairobi county governor.He was born on 2nd of February 1985,he is currently 37 years old.He won the Nairobi county gubernatorial seat in 2022 general elections under UDA party ticket defeating Polycarp Igathe,who contested under Jubilee party ticket.

Sakaja previously served as the Nairobi county senator following the 2017 general elections under Jubilee party ticket.He also served as a nominated member of the National Assembly from 2013 to 2017.

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