Dr Fred Matiangi biography
Dr Fred Okengo Matiangi is the former Cabinet Secretary for the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Security. He also served as the Minister for Education before President Uhuru reshuffled his cabinet. Matiangi is a no nonsense Cabinet Secretary and can be termed b as the president’s right handyman as he has been by the president’s side since he assumed office.
Quick facts about Fred Matiangi
Full name: Dr Fred Okengo Matiangi
Popular name: Dr Fred Matiangi
Date of birth: 1st January 1968
Age: 56 years
Place of birth: Borabu in Nyamira County
Occupation: Former cabinet secretary and university lecturer
Fred Matiangi Age
The former CS was born on 1st January 1968 in Borabu Constituency in Nyamira County, he is 56 years old. He is a Kisii by tribe. Fred grew up in Nyamira then later moving to Nairobi to further his studies. The date of birth of the CS was born has is unavailable to the public.
Fred Matiangi Wife and Children
Matiangi is a husband to one, and they are blessed with two children. However, details about his family are not in public.
Fred Matiangi Education background
Although there is no information on his primary or secondary education. Matiangi graduated with bachelor’s degree in education from Kenyatta University and bachelor’s in arts from the same university. At the University of Nairobi Matiangi did his PHD in Communication. He also graduated with master’s in art from the University of Nairobi.
Fred Matiangi Career
Matiangi was the Eastern Africa Regional Representative for the centre of International Development.
Fred Matiangi was a lecturer at Egerton University and the University of Nairobi. In the government Matiangi worked as the CS for information, Communication and Technology (ICT), he was also the Education and he is also the former CS for Interior Coordination of National Security.
After a long time while he was the CS for education Matiangi managed to reduce cases cheating in National Examinations, he also ordered all school buses be painted one colour which was yellow. He has also received appraisal while serving as the Cs of Interior for tightening the sector.
The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) opened an investigation on former Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi’s wealth over a 10-year period.
In the new quest, EACC is seeking key documents including initial and final wealth declaration records to aid in the investigation.
“The Commission wishes to request for Certified Copies of Declaration of Income, Assets and Liabilities forms for years 2012 to 2022, including the initial and final declarations,”EACC boss, Mbarak stated.
Police raid Fred Matiangi’s home
Trouble started when Matiangi alleged a police raid at his home in what later became a misleading report forcing a police investigation into the matter. Following the reports, DCI later obtained orders to retrieve CCTV footage from Matiangi’s. Karen residence in aprove over the alleged raid. Therefore, CS was summoned by the DCI to appear at the agency’s headquarters to record a statement to help in investigations.
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Fred Matiangi net worth
As a CS, Matiangi earned a salary of KSh 924,000. However, his net worth is estimated as KSh 10 million.