Governor: Kivutha Kibwana

General Information

Makueni County covers an area of 8,034.7 sq km with a projected population of more than 0.9million people. It geographically borders Kajiado County to the West, Taita Taveta County to the South, Kitui County to the East and Machakos County to the North. The county lies in the arid and semi-arid zones of the Eastern region of the country. Major physical features in the county include the Volcanic Chyulu hills which lie along the South West border of the County in Kibwezi West constituency, Mbooni hills in Mbooni sub county and Kilungu hills in Kaiti subcounty.\nThe County is divided into Six sub-counties namely:Makueni,Mbooni, Kaiti,Kibwezi East, Kibwezi West and Kilome.

\n\nThe county has 30 Assembly Wards namely:

  1. Mbooni subcounty:wards {Tulimani,Mbooni,Kithungo,Kisau/Kiteta,Kako/Waia,Kalawa,}
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  3. Kilome subcounty:wards{Kiima Kiu/Kalanzoni,Mukaa,Kasikeu}
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  5. Kaiti sub county:wards{Kee,Kilungu,Ilima,Ukia}
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  7. Makueni sub county:wards{Nzaui/Kalamba,Muvau,Kathonzweni,Mavindini,Kitise/Kithuki,Wote,Mbitini}
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  9. Kibwezi West sub county:wards{Makindu,Kikumbulyu North,Kikumbulyu South,Nguumo,Nguu/Masumba,Emali/Mulala}
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  11. Kibwezi East subcounty:wards{Masongaleni,Mtito Andei,Thange,Ivingoni}

\nOur County is famous for horticulture, already there are water management community projects like dams, irrigation schemes and boreholes that boost agriculture hence bringing wealth to all. The county has a progressive authority that concentrates on service delivery and continuum investment. It has opened up development information on the web, social networks, maps as well as sms and it strides to be a model county in the country, regional and beyond.


Mbooni; Kilome; Kaiti; Makueni; Kibwezi West; Kibwezi East.


    Natural resources
  • forests, wildlife, minerals, building sand, water (rivers,) pasture and land
  • \nTourist Attractions
  • Kyulu Hills, History of AIC church in Nzaui District, Irrigation in Kibwezi
  • Main Economic Activities
  • subsistence agriculture- fruits, grains etc., beekeeping, small scale trade, dairy farming and limited coffee growing, eco-tourism, commercial Businesses- home to Konza City
  • Minerals
  • graphite, copper, garnet, vermiculite, iron ore, gypsum, pyrite, muscovite, kaoline, magnetite, feldspar, gold, diatomite,


    Doctor to Population Ratio
  • 1
  • Infant Mortality Rates
  • 46/1000 Live births
  • Under Five Mortality Rates
  • 84/1000
  • Prevalent Diseases
  • Malaria, Respiratory Infections, HIV/Aids.


    Number of Institutions (2007)
  • Primary (901), Secondary (253)\n
  • \nPrimary
  • Total Enrolment (293,803)\n
  • \nTeacher to Pupil Ratio
  • 1
  • \nSecondary
  • Total Enrolment (19,857) Teacher to Pupil Ratio
  • \nTertiary
  • Polytechnics and Colleges (38)\nAdult Literacy Classes

Kivutha Kibwana

    Legal Affairs and Human Rights
  • Human Resources, Labour and Social Welfare
  • Arid and Semi Arid Lands

Adelina Ndeto Mwau

Makueni County

Makueni County has MCAs from constituencies

Mutula Kilonzo jnr

Rose Museo Mumo

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