The Governor

H.E Dr. Mohammed Abdi Kuti

Isiolo County celebrates and embraces its diversity. This diversity brings us together and makes us stronger.

We celebrate the spirit of devolution and seek to make it a reality to our residents. Our vision is driven by good governance, hard work and inclusivity.The economic empowerment of our people is critical to the realization of our vision.

Starting today, we must pick ourselves up, dust ourselves off, and begin again the work of making Isiolo great

Governor Kuti is passionate about community development and good governance for sustainable growth. He has promised to fix systemic failures that have hindered Isiolo County from realizing its potential.

He has committed to fighting corruption; increase absorption rate of development funds by curbing wastage of public funds through the high recurrent expenditures so as to free more funds for development activities; equal distribution of resources in the entire county to foster equality in development as well as exploitation of the existing opportunities to improve the quality of lives for the  Isiolo County people.

His vision is to make Isiolo County a model county for development.

While doing this, Governor Kuti intends to foster peaceful coexistence of the many diverse ethnic communities that have lived together for many years in the county.

Governor Kuti’s main agenda for Isiolo County include:
1.) Restoring the glory of Isiolo as a model for devolution and peaceful coexistence among the different stakeholders and communities
2.) Initiating and upgrading of infrastructure in roads, water, and schools to uplift living standards
3.)Introducing industries in value addition to create wealth and employment for residents
4.)Ensuring equitable distribution of resources and tackle rampant corruption and misuse of public resources

B.Sc. Medicine and B.Sc. Surgery, Nairobi University, Nairobi, Kenya.

Political Positions

2017 – To-date: Governor for Isiolo County

2013 – 8th August 2017: Senator for Isiolo County

2008 – 4th March 2013: Cabinet Minister of Livestock Development

2008 – 4th March 2013: Member of Parliament for Isiolo North constituency.

November 2005 – December 2007: Cabinet Minister of Youth Affairs & Sports

February 2004 – October 2005: Cabinet Assistant Minister of Health

2003 – 2007: Member of Parliament for Isiolo North

2002 – January 2013: Member of NARC – Kenya

Mohammed Abdi Kuti Professional Background

1997 – 2002: Founder & Director of Waso Medical Services

1992 – 1997: Medical Officer of Health of Isiolo District Hospital Medical Officer of Health

1990 – 1991: Medical Officer-Intern at Meru District Hospital, Kenya