Most Influential 2021 Politicians, Kisii DG Joash Maangi ranks first in Gusii

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Kisii Deputy Governor Joash Maangi during the Official opening of the New Kisii Parish Photo/Rogers
Kisii Deputy Governor Joash Maangi  Photo/Rogers

Kisii Deputy Governor Joash Maangi has hit headlines after ranking number one politician from Gusii followed by Sam Ongeri as Silvanus Osoro finished third.

In a yearly ranking released by Kenyans.co.ke, Uhuru Kenyatta toped nationally followed by his Deputy William Ruto. ODM leader Raila Odinga was ranked number three.

In Gusii Politics, Maangi has been the face of revolution after successfully cracking ODM paving way for Jubilee.

They later rebranded to Tanga Tanga, a sailing ship that has stood the political storms to date after fallout loomed between Uhuru and William Ruto.

The long-time ODM zone (Gusii) has been dismantled by the second term Deputy Governor who jointly formed government in 2013 with Governor James Ongwae through an ODM Ticket.

Maangi an advocate of the high court championed Obomo Bwomogusii calling on unity among the Abagusii community urging the Interior CS Dr. Fred Matiang’i and other like-minded politicians to join the movement.

Maangi has sailed through to National Politics with his brilliance and mastery of current affairs making him a common face on National Television screens.

He has been a trusted ally to Deputy President William Ruto. He successfully championed the hustler narrative at the grassroots.

This has sent rivals into the dark making it hard to beat him in the coming 2022 Kisii county Gubernatorial elections.