Salim Mvurya elected new Council of Governors chairman


Salim Mvurya elected new Council of Governors chairman Kwale Governor Salim Mvurya was Friday elected chairman of the Council of Governors (CoG) with Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru being voted as the vice chair.

Salim Mvurya who is the outgoing vice chair of the Council of Governors will succeed Turkana Governor Josphat Nanok in six months at the end of his one-year term.

1.H.E Governor, @GovernorNanok of @TurkanaCountyKE will be the Chairperson of the Council of Governors for six months to complete his 1 year term. After which H.E Governor Salim Mvurya of Kwale County will take over #COGLeadership

— Council of Governors (@KenyaGovernors) December 15, 2017

Mvurya will be the fourth governor to hold the seat that brings together all the 47 counties.

The first CoG chairman was former Bomet Governor Isaac Ruto who held the chairman position. Former Meru Governor Peter Munya who was the second to hold office and was then succeeded by Turkana Governor Josphat Nanok.

Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru who takes office as the Council’s vice chair will be the first woman to hold the position. She will succeed Salim Mvurya

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