Who ia the richest MCA in kenya ? MCA job is one of the most coveted jobs in the county government due to its attractive salary and allowances. However there are mcas who became rich even before being elected and money id not a problem.
LIST OF RICHEST MCA’S IN KENYA
1. Cyrus Ngure – Cyrus Ngure is moneyed. During the 2017 elections he campaigned for the MCA’s seat using a Hummer. He is among richest MCAs in kenya.
Ngure nicknamed ‘American Boy’, Ngure won by a landslide after portraying himself as a man of means who had no interest dipping his hand in public coffers. In fact, the MCA for Rugi Ward in Nyeri County can do without salary and allowances.
“I made more money as a businessman than I do as an MCA if someone asked me this position is not at all lucrative, if anything it is a sacrifice,” Ngure said, standing next to his chocolate brown Mercedes Benz E 350 in a fitting suit.
2. Mohammed Hatimy – With his wealth said to be in the billions, Mohammed Hatimy could as well be one of the richest MCAs in Kenya.
Hatimy, is currently in his second term at the Mombasa County Assembly where he is a nominated MCA and strategist for Governor Ali Hassan Joho, with whom he has been in politics since 2007.
Hatimy, chair of the Mombasa County Assembly Finance Committee, did not coin his fortunes in the shadowy world of the country’s cunning tender-preneurs, rather he made his money in business.
3. Pauline Wanjira – Magutu Ward MCA Pauline Wanjira popularly known as ‘Wa Mabati’ from her construction and roofing business is another County Assembly member who is not counting on her salary to survive.
Wanjira admits that as a businesswoman she has the capacity to make more financially than she does at the assembly and says she spent over three times what she had budgeted for terming the exercise as one of the most expensive ventures she has undertaken.
4. John Theuri –
Iriaini Ward MCA John Theuri aka ‘Jambo Kenya’ started out as mobile phone repairman in 2003 before upgrading to selling cell phones for five years.
He advanced to selling accessories before starting an MPesa agency under Mobistar Communications which boasts over 100 Mpesa shops countrywide.
Theuri now has vast interests in real estate, his latest venture.
5. Joachim Okech – Joachim Okech the Kondele MCA at the Kisumu County Assembly joined politics to “give back to the community”. Nicknamed ‘Swagger’ because of his lavish living and flamboyance during political campaigns, he drives a Prado V8.