Alex Tanui Tolgos Biography

Alex Tanui Tolgos is a Kenyan politician and the governor of Elgeyo Marakwet County. He is a member of United Republican Party and a coalition member of Jubilee Alliance.

Alex Tolgos is an astute leader with an entrepreneurship and engineering background. He aims to better the livelihoods of the Kenyan people through implementation of sustainable development projects. His areas of interest include affordable healthcare services, infrastructure improvement, promotion of education, agribusiness and irrigation development, sports and culture development, technology empowerment, entrepreneurship promotion and markets development as well as youth empowerment.

Education Background

Undergraduate student at the University of Nairobi, Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering.

He also has CPA qualifications.

Secondary school student at St Patrick’s High School, Iten.

Alex Tanui Tolgos Job History

  • Operations and marketing director at KOBCOM Petroleum LTD.
  • Assistant operations manager at Kenol/Kobil
  • Depot Inventory Manager (Eldoret Depot)
  • Monitoring Officer at the United Nations Volunteers where he mainly monitored community Based Organizations projects funded by UNDP in Marakwet district.

Alex Tanui Tolgos Best Governor

An independent survey done by Infotrak Research & Consulting published on 29th April 2015 in the Daily Nation named H.E Governor Alex Tolgos among Kenya’s best Governors coming in at number 6 nationally among the 47 Counties. The County was rated highly in Health, Education & Agriculture and number 4 nationally among the happiest Counties in Kenya. According to the findings, our County is on average the top County in the North Rift region. Join us in congratulating our Governor & his team.

Alex Tanui Tolgos Photo


Alex Tanui Tolgos Photo
Alex Tanui Tolgos Photo

Alex Tanui Tolgos Contacts

County Government of Elgeyo Marakwet
P.O Box 220-30700.
Phone: +254(0)734 220220
Mobile: +254(0)734 220220