List Of Kenya’s Ministers Of Education Since Independence

List Of Kenya’s Ministers Of Education Since Independence

As we highlight List of Kenya’s Ministers of Education since independence, it cannot go unmentioned that this ministry plays a major role in the country economic progress. As a result, the Minister in charge is tasked with the mandate to ensure that the education sector is efficient.

The first minister of Education was Hon. J.D Otiende who is well remembered for the reforms he introduced in the Kenyan education.

Every Kenya has one or two memory of the major announcement made by the below ministers especially during the announcement of KCSE and KCSE results announcement.

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List Of Kenya’s Ministers Of Education Since Independence

Ministry of Education plays a vital role in the Kenya

  1. Minister of Education in 1964

Hon. J.D Otiende

  1. Minister of Education in 1964, 1965, 1966 and 1967

Hon. Mbiyu Koinange

  1. Minister of Education in 1967

Hon Joseph Nyaga

  1. Minister of Education in 1968 -1969

Hon. J.G Kiano

  1. Minister of Education in 1973,1974,1976,1977,1978 and 1979

Hon. Taita Arap Towett

  1. Minister of Basic Education in 1975
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Hon. Dr Zachary Onyonka

  1. Minister of Basic Education in 1979

Hon. Moses Mudavadi

  1. Minister of Education in 1980,1981,1982,1983,1984 and 1985

Hon. Prof Jonathan Ng’eno

  1. Minister of Higher Education in 1980,1981,1982 and 1983

Hon Joseph Kamotho

  1. Minister of Education, Science and Technology in 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1994 and 2001

Hon. Peter Oloo Aringo

  1. Minister of Education and Human resource Development in 1998, 1999, 2000 and 2001

Hon Kalonzo Musyoka

  1. Minister of Education in 1999, 2000, 2001 and 2002
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Hon. Henry Koskey

  1. Minister of Education in 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007

Hon. Prof George Saitoti

  1. Minister of Education in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012

Hon. Prof Sam Ongeri

  1. Minister of Education in 2012 and 2013

Hon Mutula Kilonzo

  1. Minister of Education in 2013, 2014 and 2015

Hon Prof Jacob Kaimenyi

  1. Minister of Education 2016 and 2017/Cabinet Secretary for education 2016-2017

Hon Fred Matiang’i

  1. Minister of Education in 2018/Cabinet Secretary for education 2018

Hon Amina Mohammed

 

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