Kakamega County Governor Wycliffe Oparanya has been re-elected unopposed as chairman of Council of Governors (CoG).

During the Monday’s elections, Murang’a Governor Mwangi wa Iria was re-elected as CoG’s vice chairperson and Makueni Governor Kivutha Kibwana elected Whip, repectively.


Oparanya first took leadership of the CoG in January 2019 from his Turkana counterpart Josphat Nanok.

Nanok served from May 2017 to January 2019.

Nanok’s predecessor was Peter Munya served from May 2015 to May 2017. Kwale Governor Salim Mvurya took over from Nanok.

The first CoG chairman was the former Bomet Governor Isaac Ruto.

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