Nairobi governor Dr Evans Kidero and his Kisumu counterpart Jack Ranguma have been ranked as the worst performing county heads in a report released by the Constitution and Reform Education Consortium.
According to the CRE-CO report that covered 10 counties, 53 percent of Nairobi residents interviewed said they are dissatisfied with Kidero’s performance since his election. The number of voters dissatisfied with Ranguma is higher with the report showing 67 percent of respondents being unhappy with Ranguma.
In contrast, respondents in Murang’a and Bomet counties have expressed general satisfaction with their elected governors Mwangi Wa Iria and Isaac Rutto respectively.
Iria scored a 71 percent approval rate while Ruto got an endorsement from 63 percent of those interviewed by CRE-CO.
The other governors studied in the opinion survey were Mombasa county’s Hassan Joho who came third with a 61 percent approval rating, Trans Nzoia’s Patrick Khaemba who scored 59 percent, Julius Malombe of Kitui county with 57 percent, Issa Timamy of Lamu county with 50 percent, and Kenneth Lusaka and Salim Mvurya of Bungoma and Kwale scoring 34 percent and 31 percent respectively.