Lee Kinyanjui Biography
Lee Kinyanjui is a Kenyan politician. He belongs to the jubilee party and he is the new governor of Nakuru County after emerging as the winner in the 2017 general elections. Lee Kinyanjui is a graduate of Kenyatta University. He has a Masters in Business Administration and Masters in International Relations from the University of Nairobi.
Lee Kinyanjui’s Age
Lee was born in 1976 in kenya and is currently 43 years old as of 2019.
Lee Kinyanjui Work
Lee worked in the private sector for 10 years before venturing into public life as a member of parliament for Nakuru Town. He has also served in the National Government as an Assistant Minister for Roads and later as a chairman for NTSA.
Lee Kinyanjui Passions and Interests
Kinyanjui is very passionate about community development and good governance for sustainable growth. In particular, he believe in the provision of water, roads, education and improvement in agriculture and industry can revolutionise Nakuru county.
Lee Kinyanjui Running Mate
Nakuru governor seat aspirant Lee Kinyanjui has appointed University of Nairobi lecturer Erick Korir his running mate. Erick Korir hails from Kuresoi South. There are more than 150,000 registered voters in Kuresoi South, Kuresoi North and Rongai constituencies.
According to information available at the University of Nairobi website, Korir graduated with PhD from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa in 2012. He has also taught chemistry at Kenya Science Teachers College, and Catholic University of Eastern Africa. His first posting was at Sosiot Girls Secondary School in Kericho where he taught chemistry and maths.
Lee Kinyanjui Parents
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Lee Kinyanjui Family|Wife|Children
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Is Lee Kinyanjui Moi’s Son
Is Kinyanjui Moi’s Son? He definitely is mzee moi’s son along with Gideon Moi.
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Mzee Moi with his favourite, politically successful sons Gideon and Lee Kinyanjui, the Governor Nakuru County
Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui and Baringo Senator Gideon Moi consulting retired President Daniel Arap Moi at his Kabarak home- The two are the most politically successful in the larger Moi family and Mzee’s favourites sons.
Lee Kinyanjui’s likeness to the Mois causes fresh stir
As the Moi family mourns the death of Jonathan Moi, the former President’s eldest son, a photo of Baringo Senator Gideon Moi and Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui walking together on Thursday has provided a rare light moment and reignited debate on social media as to whether the two could be related by blood.
For long, the grapevine has had it that the old Moi fathered the former Roads assistant minister though there has been no evidence to confirm the same. It could as well be another case of rare doppelgangers.
Kinyanjui and ward representatives end row on Sh8b projects
Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui and ward representatives have agreed to bury the hatchet and work together to speed up implementation of projects.
The ward representatives had been blaming the governor for the slow pace of implementation of Sh8 billion projects factored in the 2018/2019 budget. During a meeting at the county chambers last Friday, Mr Kinyanjui (pictured) admitted that his administration was facing challenges in implementing development projects, but promised that procurement processes would be fast-tracked.
The governor and the ward representatives agreed to have additional structural and civil engineers outsourced to speed up preparations of the bills of quantities which were identified as the major cause for project delays. After the meeting, Leader of Majority Moses Ndungu said the governor had yielded to their demand to restructure the Boresha Barabara programme that was rolled out last year.
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HUGE WAGE BILL
Governor Kinyanjui says that having hired the attorney, the county will now reduce the legal fees it incurs.
“We are keen to reduce the huge wage bill and avoid unnecessary expenditure. Part of what led to a burgeoning wage bill that we inherited from the previous regime was legal fees,” said Mr Kinyanjui.
Others sworn in together with the attorney were Chief Officer Samuel Kingori (Public Health), Dr Solomon Sirma (Medicxal Services), Ms Ann Njenga (Public Service Management), Mr Paul Githinji (Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance) and Mr Joel Maina Kibet (Agriculture).
At the same time, Mr Kinyanjui warned county officials against laziness that they will not be tolerated.
The county government has been grappling with a huge wage bill seven years since the advent of devolution.
The wage bill gobbles more than 70 percent of the county’s annual budget.
The county has 4,830 employees on its payroll with the wage standing at Sh6 billion.
Despite efforts by Governor Kinyanjui to tame the wage bill, it still remains a headache and has hurt the county’s bid to finance major development projects.
When he took over, Governor Kinyanjui said he wanted a lean but effective team to push forward his development agenda.
Mr Kinyanjui accused the previous county administration of employing too many people who contributed to a ballooning wage bill that nearly paralysed operations.
According to Governor Kinyanjui, most of the employees were inherited from the defunct municipal council.
“We have put in place austerity measures aimed at improving our own source revenue and also to reduce the wage bill. We want staff that can deliver on their mandate,” said Mr Kinyanjui in an