Anne Waiguru- Biography, Age, Family, Children, Husband, Education, Career, Married, Corruption Allegations, Photos.
Anne Waiguru was nominated by President Uhuru Kenyatta to the position of a Cabinet Secretary in the Ministry of Devolution and Planning on 25 April 2013.
Anne Waiguru was born in the year 1967.
Anne Waiguru attended Precious Blood Riruta High school then later joined Moi Forces Academy in Nairobi. She graduated from Egerton University with a bachelor’s degree in agricultural economics and also holds a master’s degree in Economic Policy from the University of Nairobi.
Anne Waiguru worked for Transparency International as an intern and research assistant, and then joined the Kenya Leadership Institute.
Public Service Career
Anne Waiguru began her career in the public service by providing Technical Assistance to the Public Service Reform Secretariat in what was then the Cabinet Office. She then served as the Head of Governance and the Economic Stimulus Programme at the National Treasury, alternate to the Permanent Secretary/National Treasury in the Public Procurement Oversight Authority and Advisory Board and the Women Enterprise Fund Board.
Ann Waiguru saw the establishment of Huduma Centres a place where Kenyan citizens can access government services more efficiently as well as the establishment of the 30% procurement rule, which accords at least 30 per cent of all supply contracts of the government to the youth, persons with disability and women.
Following the National Youth Service Scandal, in which approximately Kshs. 1.4 billion was stolen from the National Youth Service, a programme under the Ministry of Devolution and Planning, Anne Waiguru resigned from her position as Cabinet Secretary.
Anne Waiguru is currently vying for Kirinyaga County gubernatorial seat.
Waiguru declared her wealth to be worth Sh160 million with liabilities that total to Sh80 million.
Ann Waiguru has three sons Don, Ian and Wabu. She was married to Tonny Waiguru Njuguna but they broke up following infidelity issues.