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Kindiki, Linturi & Chelugui top performing CSs –  Politrack Africa

Interior Cabinet Secretary Kithure Kindiki has topped a list of top performing Cabinet Secretaries according to a new report released by Politrack Africa under the Starleaders awards.

His Agriculture counterpart Mithika Linturi emerged as second best with the pollster attributing changes in the agriculture sector such as digitization as a key driver for growth especially in farming.

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According to Politrack Africa, Cooperatives Cabinet Secretary Simon Chelugui was number 3 with Trade and Investments Cabinet Secretary Rebecca Miano emerging as 4th best and only lady in the top 5 category.

“While some cabinet secretaries have demonstrated effective leadership, policy innovation, and service delivery, others have faced challenges related but not limited to proper formulation of good impactful projects, misappropriation of public funds, inefficiencies, and failures in meeting public expectations,” the agency said during the release of the poll at a Nairobi hotel

Kakamega Governor Fernandez Baraza emerged best in the counties category with his counterparts from Tharaka Nithi Muthomi Njuki and Narok’s Patrick Ole Ntuntu tying at second-best, while Isiolo Governor Abdi Guyo emerging third best.

“The performance of governors in Kenya, as perceived by citizens, reflects a complex interplay of factors including service delivery, infrastructure development, healthcare provision, education, and governance transparency,” Polititrack noted

Mining Principal Secretary Elijah Mwangi was ranked best performing accounting officer while his Interior counterpart Raymond Omollo came second. Irrigation PS Ephantus Kimotho emerged third best as Public Health and Professional Standards PS Mary Muthoni polled at number four and was the only lady in the top 5 PSs that included Geoffrey Kaituko of Shipping & Maritime Affairs.

In the meantime, Kiharu MP and National Assembly Budget and Appropriations Committee Chairperson Ndindi Nyoro was ranked the best-performing legislator. His Westlands counterpart Tim Wanyonyi emerged second best and Kabete MP James Githua Wamacukuru and Embakasi East MP Babu Owino tied at the number 3 position.

Politrack Africa said the survey was conducted between the 11th to 18th of March 2024, by way of phone calls and online voting.

The survey covered 290 constituencies, across all the 47 counties and 8 regions in Kenya. To ensure national representativeness, the distribution of the survey sample across the regions was proportionately allocated.

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