Fred Matiangi has received plaudits as the most hardworking CS of the year and throughout his life history, He has proved excellence.Dr Matiang’i is married with two children. Here are some of the facts about fred Matiangi Biography you did not know
1.Dr. Fred Matiangi whose real name is Fred Okengo Matiangi was born in Borabu in Nyamira county (Kisii Tribe). He is the cabinet secretary for the ministry of education. He is a former Cabinet Secretary for Information, Communication and Technology.
2. Like many civil society operatives, Matiang’i has a political side as he has previously worked as a political consultant to the former powerful Cabinet minister Simeon Nyachae – the two are family relatives.The now Education CS managed Nyachae’s 2002 presidential campaign where he vied against Mwai Kibaki and the current President Uhuru Kenyatta
3. Dr. Fred Matiangi has also been a columnist for the Daily Nation, Kenya’s leading newspaper and has consulted extensively with USAID, the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), the World Bank, The West Minister Foundation for Democracy, the Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) and Transparency International. Dr. Matiangi’s education includes a Doctorate in Comparative Literature from the University of Nairobi, a Master’s Degree in English from the University of Nairobi, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Kenyatta University.
4. Dr. Fred Matiangi is one of the world’s foremost experts on the Kenyan legislature. He has more than 12 years experience in democratic development
5. His first posting saw him appointed to the ICT ministry where he clashed with media owners while pushing for the digital migration programme.After the resignation of former Lands CS Charity Ngilu, the man who hails from Borabu in Nyamira County was appointed as acting CS