Nelson Marwa Biography
Nelson Marwa is the former Coast regional coordinator. In February 2018 he was appointed by president Uhuru Kenyatta as the Principal Secretary in the ministry of Devolution.
Nelson Marwa Education Background
He has a degree in Business Administration from Baraton University, and two Masters in Strategic Security Management from Virginia School of Coast Guards and Disaster Management from Israel.
Nelson Marwa Career
In 1991 he worked as a lecturer at Egerton University. He started as a junior civil servant, he served the country as a security officer for a solid 24 years, rising through the ranks from a junior civil servant, to the all powerful security coordinator.
After the promulgation of the new Constitution in 2010 he was appointed the Mombasa County commissioner, a position he held
until early 2017 when President Uhuru Kenyatta appointed him as the Coast regional coordinator to oversee Mombasa, Kwale, Kilifi, Lamu, Taita Taveta and Tana River Counties.
In February 2018 he was nominated by president Unuru Kenyatta as the Principal Secretary in the ministry of Devolution.
Nelson Marwa Family life
During an interview with one of the tabloids, he said “My family helps me unwind and relax after a hard day’s work. The development of children requires parental involvement and I do my best to be fully involved in their lives. I try to be there for them whenever they need me and always look forward to our time together as a family, like during meal times.”
Nelson Marwa Son Controversy
A suspected drug peddler shocked a court in Mombasa when he sensationally claimed that Mombasa County Commissioner Nelson Marwa is his father.
Joseph Marwa, who was arrested by police on March 19 near Sapphire Hotel with a roll of bhang worth Sh100 barely a month after a two-year stint in Shimo La Tewa Prison for drug trafficking. He told the court that his father had refused to bail him out.
County Commissioner Neslon Marwa, however, denied having any son or relative by the name of Joseph Marwa. He also recorded a statement at the Central Police Station in Mombasa and wants the police to rearrest the suspect for impersonation.