About The Governor

Governor Moses Akaranga was born and grew up in Sabatia Constituency of Vihiga County. He went to Mbale Boys’ School and later Chesamis High School. He graduated with a bachelor of Arts degree in International Business Administration and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from United States International University. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D in Business Administration (Strategic Management) at the University of Nairobi
He worked with Barclays Bank of Kenya Ltd as a Senior Business Manager. Thereafter, he worked with the Pentecostal Assemblies of Kenya (P.A.G. Kenya) as the General Administrator
During his tenure as a Minister, Kenya was awarded the most prestigious public Service trophy-The United Nations Public Service Award. He is also hailed for initiating the Performance Contracting in the Public Service, introduction of the Rapid Results Initiative program (RRI), oversaw review of salaries of Civil servants and increment of pension to all retired civil servants. He also lobbied and led to the creation of Hamisi and Emuhaya districts in Vihiga County. As M.P for Sabatia, he improved and developed infrastructure in public institutions, expanded the Rural Electrification Programmes, initiated the construction of Mbale and Chavakali markets and spearheaded the re-carpeting and tarmacking of Mudete-Majengo and Sitendikisa-Yala roads respectively. He has been a member of the National Humanitarian Advisory Board in charge of the resettlement of IDPs in the Office of the President. He worked with the late Hon. Moses Mudavadi and currently supports Deputy Prime Minister Hon. Musalia Mudavadi’s Presidential bid. He is married to Elizabeth Akaranga with whom they have four children.

Message from the Governor

It is now time to bring the big dreams for Vihiga County into a reality. The office of the governor is tasked with an overall administrative duty for the whole county in the devolved units. Our service delivery to the people of Vihiga will be guided by our core values

H.E Moses Akaranga

My Manifesto

My Mission

To contribute to poverty reduction through the promotion of food security, agro-industrial development, trade, water supply, rural employment and sustainable utilization of the rural resources.

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My Core Values

-Creation of jobs and human resource development
-Transparency and fairness to all.
-Respect for gender, religion, culture etc
-freedom-obligation for people to express themselves reasonably without fear
-Equity and quality service
-Accountability and hard work for development
-Integrity-acting within the rules and convention
-Truthfulness- telling it as it is, calling a spade a spade
-Professionalism-doing things systemically and according to standards

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My Goals for Vihiga County

-Goal 1: Reduce Extreme Poverty and Hunger
-Goal 2: Achieve Universal Primary Education
-Goal 3: Gender Equality and Women Empowerment
-Goal 4 and 5: Reduction in Infant Mortality Rates and Improvement of Maternal Health
-Goal 6: HIV/AIDS, Malaria and other Diseases
-Goal 7: Ensure environmental sustainability

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