President Uhuru Kenyatta appointed Anne Mumbi Waiguru as Cabinet Secretary for Devolution and Planning on April 25, 2013. She was responsible for Women and Youth Affairs, Public Service Management, Northern Kenya and other Arid and Semi-Arid Lands, Special Programmes, Planning, and Devolution. Anne was also elected governor of Kirinyaga county during the 2017 elections.
Anne Waiguru Education.
She attended Precious Blood Riruta High School and then Moi Forces Academy in Nairobi, where she excelled. She graduated from Egerton University with a bachelor's degree in agricultural economics. Anne has a master's degree in Economics from the University of Nairobi.
Anne Waiguru Career
She held various government positions until becoming the governor of Kirinyaga County in 2017.
Anne Waiguru Achievements
Anne Waiguru was always on the front lines, and she witnessed the establishment of the Huduma facility. These are locations where Kenyan citizens can more easily access government services, as well as the implementation of the 30% procurement law, which allocates at least 30% of all government supply contracts to youth, people with disabilities, and women.
Anne Waiguru A corruption scandal has broken out.
Being in power has its drawbacks. It wasn't until the National Youth Service Scandal, in which about Kshs. 1.4 billion was taken from the National Youth Service, a ministry-run program. The scandal grabbed headlines, and she resigned as Cabinet Secretary as a result.
Anne Waiguru Marriage and family.
Waiguru is the father of three sons: Don, Ian, and Wabu. She was previously married to Tonny Waiguru Njuguna, but the marriage ended due to adultery concerns that were not made public.
Until her conventional wedding, she was a single mother.
Anne and lawyer Kamotho Waiganjo, whom she had known for over ten years, chose to marry in a traditional ceremony at Kamugumo Primary School on Saturday, July 13th, 2019.