Governor: Josephat Koli Nanok

General Information

Located in north western Kenya bordering Marsabit county to the east, Samburu county to the south east, and Baringo and West Pokot County to the south, to the South-west

Constituencies

Turkana North; Turkana West; Turkana Central; Loima; Turkana South; Turkana East; Turkana West

Economy

    Natural resources
  • gemstones, gold, saltlicks, wildlife, Lake Turkana and Koobi Fora
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Lake Turkana National Park
  • Loiyangalani Desert Museum
  • Koobi For a, Namoratung`a cradle of mankind site
  • Main Economic Activities
  • Livestock farming, trade, fishing, weaving and tourism
  • Potential Minerals
  • graphite corundum
  • chromite
  • asbestos
  • nickel
  • sillimanite
  • vermiculite
  • garnet
  • tourmaline
  • copper
  • beryl
  • talc
  • magnesite
  • gypsum
  • bentonite
  • trona
  • rare earths
  • gold

Health

    Health Facilities
  • District Hospitals (3)
  • Sub-District Hospitals (2)
  • Dispensaries (91)
  • Health Centres (6)
  • Medical Clinics (19)
  • Health Programs (3)
  • Others (3)
  • Doctor to Population Ratio
  • 1
  • Infant Mortality Rate
  • 60/1000
  • Under Five Mortality Rates
  • 12/1000
  • Prevalent Diseases
  • Malnutrition

Education

    Number of Institutions (2007)
  • Primary (202)
  • Secondary (19)
  • Primary
  •  Enrollment (122,883)
  • Teacher to Pupil Ratio
  • 1
  • Teacher to Pupil Ratio
  • 1
  • Tertiary
  • At least 2 Institutions
  • Adult Literacy Classes
  •  Enrollment (562)
  • Adult Literacy Classes
  •  Enrollment – Data Not Available

Josephat Koli Nanok


Committees:
    Energy, Roads and Transport
  • Agriculture and Land
  • Water, Mining and Natural Resources
  • Arid and Semi Arid Lands

Peter Ekai Lokoel


Turkana County


Turkana County has MCAs from constituencies

John Munyes Kiyonga


Joyce Emanikor Akai


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