Who is Johnson Sakaja? At war with Kenya’s Deputy President

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By BRADLEY ONDERE

Johnson Sakaja is a Kenyan politician; who currently serves as the Governor for Nairobi County. He is the Chairman of the Human Resources Committee in the Council of Governors Kenya.

Born on 2nd of February 1985; He previously served as the Senator for nairobi County from 2017 to 2022. And, as a nominated Member of Parliament under TNA from 2013 to 2017.

He has also been the National Chairman of TNA from 2013 to 2016. While studying at Teams University, Sakaja was elected to serve as a student leader.

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The 2010 Constitution

Sakaja contributed to the formulation of the 2010 Constitution after the 2007/08 post election violence. Where he made submissions on Constituency boundaries.

In 2013, when Sakaja was elected to represent Nairobi County as a Senator. He has been a vocal advocate for the rights of young people;

Johnson Sakaja speaks to the public

And has pushed for policies to improve their access to education, healthcare; and employment opportunities. He was also instrumental in the passage of the Youth Enterprise Development Fund Act;

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Sakaja and Governance

Which provides financial assistance to young entrepreneurs in Kenya.

In the Senate, he has focused on issues of governance and accountability; and has been a vocal critic of corruption.

In his role as Chairman of the Senate Committee on County Public Accounts and Investments; he has led investigations;

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Leadership

Into various issues of corruption and misuse of public funds. Particularly in County Governments. Sakaja’s leadership and determination saw him become the youngest elected senator in Kenya.

He has led a number of initiatives aimed at fighting corruption; and promoting transparency and accountability in government.

Johnson Sakaja listening to proceedings in a meeting

As a senator he has advocated for the rights of children; youth, and people living with disabilities. He has also played a key role in the development of policies and laws that promote gender equality.

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Sakaja and Charitable Work

Off the political field, Sakaja is known for his charitable work and community development. He has been involved in various community projects;

Such as building schools and healthcare centers; and providing clean water and sanitation facilities to rural areas.

Sakaja is considered as a rising political star in Kenya. With a reputation for his honesty, integrity, and commitment to serving the people of Nairobi County.

Transparency

His leadership and dedication to transparency and accountability. Have earned him the respect of his colleagues in the Council of Governors;

And his efforts to improve the lives of young people. And promote social and economic development have made a real impact in his community.

In conclusion, Johnson Sakaja is a Kenyan politician who has made a name for himself. As a strong and dedicated public servant.

Sakaja and his proven track record

He has a proven track record of fighting corruption. Promoting transparency and accountability in government, and working to improve the lives of the people he represents.

Particularly children, youth and people living with disabilities. His leadership and community development initiatives; are a testament to his dedication. And commitment to serving the people of Nairobi County.

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