James Elvis Omariba Ongwae – Kisii County Governor 2017 – 2022

James Elvis Omariba Ongwae, Kisii County Governor 2017, Biography, Profile, Education Background, Age, Wife, Family, Children, Son, Daughter, Contacts, Life History, Net worth, Wealth

James Elvis Omariba Ongwae was Elected as Kisii County Governor on 8th August, 2017 Kenya General Elections 2017. He belongs to the ODM party.

James Elvis Omariba Ongwae Profile

James Ongwae was born on 1952 in Mwamonari Location, Marani District, Kitutu Chache North Constituency,

Kisii County, Kenya

James Elvis Omariba Ongwae Education Background

1. completed his Master’s degree in Public Policy and Administration from the Institute of Social Studies-The Hague, Holland.

2. He joined the University of Nairobi where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) degree in Economics and Government.


3. He attended Kisii High School.

4. Governor Ongwae attended Itierio Primary School.

James Elvis Omariba Ongwae Life/Job History

James Ongwae joined the public service as a District Officer rising through the ranks to serve in various capacities including Immigration Officer, Management Analyst, Director of Civil Service Reform Programme, Permanent Secretary/Director of Personnel Management(DPM) in the Office of the President, Secretary for the Teachers Service Commission and Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture.

He vied for the Kitutu Chache parliamentary seat during the 2007 and in 2010 he actively participated in campaigning for the Kenya Constitution 2010.

He worked for the Rt. Hon. Raila Odinga’s Presidential Secretariat in 2012 as the Chief Campaign Manager before leaving to run for the Kisii County gubernatorial seat during the March 3, 2013 general elections, which he won with a landslide.

James Elvis Omariba Ongwae Networth

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James Ongwae Wife/Spouse   Wife: Gladys Ongwae
James Ongwae Father and Mother   To be updated soon
James Ongwae Son, Daughter Four children

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