Interior CS Fred Matiangi is obviously one of the most hardworking cabinet secretaries who has largely earned the trust of president Uhuru Kenyatta. The interior CS Unknown to many is married and is as well a family man.
Matiangi was born in Borabu Constituency, Nyamira County. He is a Kisii by the tribe. He grew up in Nyamira before moving to Nairobi to further his studies.
The early life of the CS and where he attended his lower education is not known to the public. However, he acquired a Bachelor’s degree in Education from Kenyatta University. He also has a Bachelor in Arts from the same university.
Matiangi acquired a Ph.D. in Communication from the University of Nairobi. He also acquired a Masters’s in Art from the University of Nairobi.
Dr Fred Matiangi Career
Matiangi has more than 12 years of experience in democratic development, the last six years of which have been with the Kenya Parliamentary Strengthening Project. Serving first as the Deputy Director & Senior Program Officer and, for the last three years, as Chief of Party.
He serves as a liaison between the LSP, USAID/Kenya, and the Parliament of Kenya and has demonstrated an extraordinary ability to secure stakeholder buy-in, facilitate program objectives, and deliver high-quality technical assistance.
He has extensive experience in governance-related research, civil society advocacy, and donor-funded democracy and governance projects. Prior to joining the Kenya project, Dr. Matiangi taught at the English Department, University of Nairobi.
He held research and program implementation positions in various civil society organizations in Kenya.
Dr. Fred also conducted research and training for the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, the Parliaments of Ethiopia, and the East African Legislative Assembly.
Also, he has 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.
Cabinet Secretary in the Ministry of Information, Communications, and Technology (ICT). Centre for International Development, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, the State University of New York SUNY/CID Liaison in East Africa.
In the Kenyan Government, he served as the CS for information, Communication and Technology (ICT), CS for Education, before assuming his current seat as the CS for Interior Coordination of National Security.
He likes to keep his personal matters away from the public eye making it difficult to know his age, hence this information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Fred Matiangi Wife Photos And Children
Interior CS Fred Matiangi is a family person and together with his wife has been blessed with two children who are their everything. It’s a family that is largely secretive owing to nature and the job CS Matiangi does.
Mr’s Matiangi has as we kept matters her life secretive and completely off public radar. Nothing about her is in the public arena probably for security reasons owing her husband is a public figure who may have enemies and social media bullies might as well bully them. The family has focused in personal private development and have at no time engaged the public.
John Matiangi is brother to interior CS Fred Matiangi as well as a powerful personality owing he was recently appointed by treasury CS Ukur Yatani as a board member of the Public Service Superannuation Fund Board of Trustees for a period of three years starting August this year.
John Matiangi is also a treasurer at the Kenya National Union Of Teachers (KNUT). He is one person who is highly experienced just like his brother Fred Matiangi. No other of their siblings are in the public limelight and much details of their family remain a guarded secret.
Dr.Fred Matiangi Salary
According to our reliable source, Cabinet Secretaries in Kenya earn a monthly basic salary of Kshs. 924.000 and a number of allowances thus pushing their gross salaries to over a million shillings.
Other facts about him;
Matiangi was in the limelight while he was the CS for education. He banned the caning of students, reduced cheating levels in National Examinations, and also ordered all school buses and vehicles to be painted yellow. He has also received an appraisal while serving in the Security Department.