By Maria Nene
Behind every successful man, there is a strong willed woman and Kenyan Governors are not an exception. As we prepare for the 2017 General Elections, these ladies are becoming more visible in their husband’s political campaign trail. The First Ladies that we have listed below have beauty, brains and finesse all rolled into one. Meet the top five most beautiful wives of Kenyan governors.
Phoebe Munya is the wife of Meru governor Peter Munya. The mother of two serves as the secretary of the First Ladies Association. Phoebe is always on the side of her husband during county functions. In addition to this, she has various empowerment projects geared towards uplifting women of Meru county.
Lilian Ng’ang’a Mutua
Lilian Ng’ang’a Mutua is the wife of Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua. The former model cum Kenya Airways hostess studied front office, tourism, and hospitality at the University of Nairobi. She’s actively in the political life of her husband and she is mostly seen by his side during political functions. Believe it or not, she has a life outside politics. The beauty is an astute businesswoman owning a chain of beauty parlors and a touring company.
Susan Mboya is the wife of Nairobi governor Dr. Evans Kidero. The First Lady of Nairobi is the daughter of the late Kenyan politician Tom Mboya and Pamela Mboya. She holds an enviable position at the giant Coca Cola Company. In addition to this, she’s the Group Director of the Eurasia Africa Group for women’s economic empowerment at Coca Cola and the president of the Coca-Cola Africa Foundation. She is also the president and founder of Zawadi Africa Education Fund which has been very instrumental in educating unfortunate children in Kenya. Susan Mboya holds a Ph.D. in Industrial Pharmacy from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy.
Liz Kingi is the wife of Kilifi Governor Amason Kingi. The couple is blessed with two children. Mrs. Kingi is a lawyer by profession. She is very active when it comes to helping her husband politically. The first lady of Kilifi has initiated various development projects in Kilifi.
Madina Joho is Mombasa Governor Ali Hassan Joho’s wife. For a long time speculations were rife that the governor was a single man. It only emerged recently that he is married to Madina Joho and they have four children. Madina Joho recently turned 28 years old and her birthday was celebrated in a lavish party. Although the first lady of Mombasa has largely been out of the public eye, she is still second in command to her husband as she holds the fort at home and runs various family businesses owned by the couple. In addition to this, Madina also runs the Joho Foundation which she started with her husband. Mr.Joho was recently linked to KTN news anchor Betty Kyalo but that’s a story for another day.