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10 Women expected to rise into top leadership positions after Martha Koome (opinion)

1.Martha Karua

Karua was first voted in as a member of parliament in 1992 and was later part of the team that drafted the Constitution of Kenya act in 1998.She hold held leadership positions in Mwai Kibaki's government including being minister of Justice and constitutional affairs.

Martha has been the chairperson of NARC-Kenya since 2008 up to now.Recently,she has been on the front line defending the 2010 Constitution.She again expected to be in the Kirinyaga gubernatorial race come 2022 after losing out to Ann Waiguru in 2017.

2.Wangui Ngirici

Wangui Ngirici is currently the Woman representative of Kirinyaga county since 2017 on Jubilee party ticket.She has done exemplary in Kirinyaga county and residents are hailing and pouring praises on her and advising her to go for big positions come 2022 elections.

3.Susan Kihika

In just seven years of being back in Kenya from the United States where she studied and practiced law, Susan has made tremendous strides in Kenyan politics.In 2013,she lot in Bahati constituency elections and later emerged as the first Nakuru county Assembly speaker.She is currently the senator for Nakuru county and is expected to go more heavier duties come 2022.

4.Millicent Omanga

Millicent is currently a nominted senator on a jubilee party ticket.Millicent came close to winning the Nairobi Senate seat in the 2013 elections but slightly lost to Mike mbuvi sonko.Due to her loyal support to William Ruto,many has embraced her and advices her to go for bigger positions in this country come 2022.

5.Farida Karoney

She was nominated by Uhuru Kenyatta as Cabinet secretary for lands in 2018.Since then, she had done exemplary in matters to do with lands and her ministry at large.She is expected to make tremendous political and leadership strides come 2022.

6.Alice Wahome

She is currently the Member of Parliament for Kandara constituency since 2013.She is well remembered for roughing up an IEBC official in 2017's repeat election over the famous form 34 B.Wahome is currently in the Ruto's camp and is actually expected to rise into political powers not only in Muranga county but also in the country.

7.Gladys Shollei

She is currently the Woman representative of Uasin Gishu county.She was formerly in the Judicial service commission but later stepped down over a sh 1.2 billion controversy.She was eventually acquitted of corruption and abuse of office in 2017 and moved on to win Uasin Gishu Woman representative seat.

8.Aishwa Jumwa

In her 20s,Aisha was very vocal in championing for women and people living with disabilities.She went into politics in 1997 when she won the Takaungu ward seat in Kilifi county and was afterwards re-elected in 2002.

Aisha was the first Kilifi women representative in 2013 after winning it on an ODM ticket.She is currently the MP for Malindi township.After being kicked out of ODM in 2019,she joined William Ruto's camp and currently she is one of Ruto's "point men" in the coast region.

9.Beatrice Elachi

In 2013,Elachi was nominated into the Senate and was the first woman to rise to the ranks of majority chief whip in the upper chamber.Elachi was formerly the speaker of Nairobi county assembly.After her tussle with former Nairobi governor Mike sonko,she was forced to step down as speaker. is currently a Chief Administrative secretary in Uhuru's government.

10.Sabina Chege

She is currently the Woman Representative for Muranga county since 2013.Sabina is on her last term as a Woman Rep and is excepted to go for higher positions in Muranga county and the country at large come 2022.

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