Susan Kihika, born in 1974, is the daughter of the late Nakuru veteran politician Dixon Kihika Kimani, known for being elected as MP in three different constituencies (Nakuru North, Laikipia West, and Molo). Susan attended Bishop Gatimu Ngandu Girls in Nyeri County before pursuing further studies in the USA in 1993. She holds a degree in Political Science and Government from the University of North Texas and a Jurist Doctorate Law Degree from Southern Methodist University. Admitted to the Texas State Bar, she worked as a prosecutor in Texas before founding her law firm, specializing in immigration defence and criminal cases.

Goveror Susan Kihika

After nearly 20 years in the USA, Susan returned to Kenya in 2012. Despite an initial setback in the Bahati Parliamentary seat nomination, she successfully contested and won the Nakuru County Speaker’s seat, becoming the Vice-Chairperson of the County Assemblies Forum. Known for her philanthropy, Susan is actively involved in community projects, charity work, and advocating for the rights of children, especially those with disabilities. Elected as the second Senator for Nakuru County in 2017, she served as Majority Whip and later as the President of the IPU Bureau of Women Parliamentarians. In the 2022 General Elections, Susan Kihika was elected as the third Governor of Nakuru County.

 

First Speaker of Nakuru County Assembly Susan Kihika

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