Governor Mutahi Kahiga biography
Mutahi Kahiga is the third and a two-term governor of Nyeri County. He became governor after the death of Wahome Gakuru on November 7, 2017. However, in 2022, Mutahi defended his seat via UDA party ticket and was re-elected as Nyeri County governor. Despite being the governor of Nyeri he is also a well-known politician in our country.
Quick facts about Mutahi Kahiga
Official name: Edward Mutahi Kahiga
Popular name: Mwalimu Mutahi Kahiga
Month of birth: January
Year of birth: 1958
Age: 65 years
Occupation: Politician and Governor Nyeri County
Salary: KSh 924,000
Marital status: Married
Mutahi Kahiga age
The governor was born on January 1958 bringing his age to 65 years. His home village is Gitathiini found in Nyeri county.
Mutahi Kahiga Education Background
Having completed his primary education at Kiganjo Primary School Hon. Mutahi joined St. Mary’s High School found in Nyeri town for his secondary education in 1973. He then worked as a photographer for a period of one year before joining Kisii TTC taking P1 certificate course. Having completed his A level Mutahi got admitted at the Kenya Methodist University for bachelor’s degree in education.
Kahiga did his Masters in the same place and graduated in 2020. He is still on for his PhD at Kenya Methodist University in Education Management and Leadership.
Mutahi Kahiga Career Journey
Currently Hon. Mutahi is serving the people of Nyeri County as their Governor for his second term in the same office. He has served as the chairman to the Nyeri Teachers Plaza Housing Cooperative society. In different capacity Kahiga has worked with Athletics Kenya and Primary School Sports Association.
Mutahi Kahiga family
The father to Mutahi served as a waiter at Kiganjo Police College. They had relocated to Kiganjo from Gitathi-ini. Being the first born, he was brought up alongside two brothers and six sisters. However, details about their names are not available.
Mutahi Kahiga Wife and Children
Carol Wamaitha is the wife to Hon. Kahiga. Together the couples are blessed with two boys and two daughters.
Mutahi Kahiga Net worth
Hon. Mutahi receives a salary of KSh.924,000. His net worth is estimated to be between 10 million and 15 million. He earns mostly from political work making him to live a good life.