County

Kajiado
Location: Located in Rift Valley
Population: 687,312
Governor Candidates: 7
Senator Candidates: 3
Women Reps: 4
County Reps: 1
LOCATION

Location: Located in Rift Valley, it borders Narok county to the West, Nakuru, Kiambu and Nairobi Counties to the North, Machakos, Makueni and Taita-Taveta Counties to the East and Tanzania to the South.

Area (Km 2): 21,901 Km 2

Kajiado County

 

POPULATION

Population: 687,312

Population Density: 31 people per Km 2

Government

Voting History:

1992:        KANU
1997:        KANU (Narok South - DP)
2002:        NARC
2007:        PNU (Narok Central - ODM)

Voter Turnout:

Highest:    78% (2007 Elections)
Lowest:     64% (2002 Elections)

Economics

Poverty Level: 11.6 %

Resources: Wildlife, Arable Land, Livestock, Soda ash

Main Economic Activities/industries: Agriculture, Tourism, Mining, Pastoralism

CRA Allocation:  2,136,162,465

Education

Number of Institutions: Primary (198)

Primary: Enrolment (54,278)

Health

Health Facilities: 87; District Hospitals (2), Dispensaries (40), Health Centres (19), Private Health Institutions (26)

Doctor to Population Ratio: 1:76,000

Potential
  • Mining of soda ash occurs in Lake Magadi

  • One of the richest constituencies, Kajiado North is in the County

  • Livestock rearing of cattle brings in a lot of income

Challenges
  • Environmental degradation as a result of too much mining

  • Almost nil veterinary services for the livestock in the area

  • Land issues – the Maasai there have not been educated on the importance of title deeds

Candidates

  • Francis Parsimai Gitau.
  • Dr. Njoroge O. Kimani
    Dr. Njoroge O. Kimani.
  • Francis Nkitoria ole Sakuda.
  • Moses ole Parantai.
  • Dr. Ndekienye.
  • Francis Npute ole Nina.
  • Tarayia ole Kores
    Tarayia ole Kores.
  • Francis Parsimai Gitau.
  • Dr. Njoroge O. Kimani
    Dr. Njoroge O. Kimani.
  • Francis Nkitoria ole Sakuda.
  • Moses ole Parantai.
  • Dr. Ndekienye.
  • Francis Npute ole Nina.
  • Tarayia ole Kores
    Tarayia ole Kores.

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