Kenya Union Post Primary Education Teachers (KUPPET) chairman and Emuhaya Member of Parliament (MP) Omboko Milemba has been ranked as the best performing legislator in Kenya.
Milemba emerged at the top over the country’s 290 parliamentarians in a poll conducted by research firm Infotrak.
In the findings released by the firm’s Chief Executive Officer Angela Ambitho on Sunday, Milemba scored 75. 4 percent.
Milemba is a first time MP and elected to parliament on the Amani National Congress Party (ANC) headed by former Vice President (VP) Musalia Mudavadi.
Emurua Dikirr MP Johana Ngeno, who was recently charged with incitement, is listed second best with 71.4 percent followed by Mwala MP Vincent Musyoka Musau (70.8 per cent).
Kibra MP Imran Okoth, who succeeded his late brother Ken Okoth, was ranked as the best performing lawmaker in Nairobi County with 64.7 percent.
The worst performing MP is Abdi Koropu Tepo of Isiolo South with 33 per cent, followed by Kangema’s Muturi Kigano (36.3 per cent).
Molo legislator Francis Kuria Kimani, who was once heckled by his constituents for addressing a rally while drunk, scored 37 per cent.
In the women category, Taveta MP Naomi Shaban who is serving her fourth term as a parliamentarian topped the list 61. 6 percent closely followed by Edith Nyenze (Kitui West) who posted 58.4 percent.
Edith succeeded her late husband former Sports minister Francis Nyenze who succumbed to cancer in 2017.
Samburu West MP Naisula Lesuuda is listed third after posting 57. 5 percent with Mary Njoroge (Maragwa) and Aisha Jumwa (Malindi) posting 56.8 percent and 53.3 percent respectively.
MP Tindi Mwale of Butere topped the list of best performing youthful lawmakers after posting 58.1 percent in the poll followed by Patrick Ntwiga (Chuka) who posted 57.6 percent.
Caleb Amisi (Saboti) is the third after posting 54.9 percent followed by John Mwirigi (Igembe South) and Paul Ongili alias Babu Owino who posted 53.8 percent and 52.2 percent respectively.