Kidero's Wife Lands Prestigious Govt Job

  • Susan Mboya, the wife to former Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero has landed a new job.

    In a gazette notice Volume CXXII-No.16 dated Wednesday, January 22, Susan was appointed as a member of the Kisumu Economic and Social Council (KECOSOC) by Governor Anyang’ Nyong’o.

    She was appointed alongside other members including; James Odede, Joyce Nyamweya, Peter Odoyo, Achola Pala Okeyo, Health CS (nominee) Mutahi Kagwe, Bhire Chatthe and Kee Chong Li Kwong Wing.

    Former Nyeri Senator Mutahi Kagwe (pictured). He was on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, nominated as the Health CS by President Uhuru Kenyatta.

    The gazette notice indicated that their appointments would take place with immediate effect.

    Susan is a veteran corporate executive, who has worked with both local and international organizations.

    According to her LinkedIn profile, she is well versed in fast-moving consumer goods marketing and operations. Susan was also the president of The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation (TCCAF).

    She is an alumnus from the University of Connecticut, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science.

    Susan, who is the daughter of the late trade unionist and activist, Tom Mboya, also has a Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy.

    She outlines her key strengths as strategy, operations and partnership development. 

    Mutahi Kagwe's appointment to the KECOSOC team comes almost a week after the president reshuffled his Cabinet and nominated him as Health CS.

    The docket was previously headed by Sicily Kariuki, who was moved to the Water, Sanitation and Irrigation ministry.

    Kagwe is a graduate of the University of Nairobi where he studied commerce between 1978 and 1981. He later went to the United States International University (USIU) between 1988 and 1992 for his MBA. 

    During the reshuffle, the head of state also appointed Odoyo as the Defense CAS.

    Former Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero and his wife Susan Mboya at a past event.