Prof. Paul Kiprono Chepkwony Biography

Prof. Paul Kiprono Chepkwony was born in Ainamoi. He is a Kenyan politician and the Governor of Kericho County. He is a member of United Republican Party and a coalition member of Jubilee Alliance. His deputy governor is Susan Chepkoech Kikwai.

Prof. Paul Kiprono Chepkwony Education Background

1999 – 2002: Graduate student at  Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, PhD in Organic Chemistry

1993 – 1996: Graduate student at the University of Nairobi, Master in Chemistry

1989 – 1992: Undergraduate student at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology,Bachelor degree in Chemistry

Secondary school student at Kericho High School (1988)

Prof. Paul Kiprono Chepkwony Political Positions

2013- To date: Governor for Kericho County

2013- To date: Coalition member of Jubilee Alliance

2013- To date: Member of United Republican Party

Prof. Paul Kiprono Chepkwony Job History

2009 – present: Associate Professor at Moi University

2004 – 2009: Senior Lecturer at Moi University

1999 – 2004: Lecturer at Moi University

1997 – 1999: Assistant Lecturer at JKUAT

1995 – 1997: Graduate Assistant at JKUAT

Prof. Paul Kiprono Chepkwony mission as a governor

The main issues at the top of his agenda include improving education in the county, empowering farmers economically, developing the road infrastructure, improving maternal healthcare, mitigating lightning strikes through setting-up of lightning arresters, creating a low tax jurisdiction for investment and wooing investment with a focus on youth employment.

Prof. Paul Kiprono Chepkwony challenged over his development record

Mr. Richard Langat challenged governor chepkwony development record by saying that his expertise in the field of finance management is what Kericho County needs to develop, and that Governor Chepkwony had performed poorly.
Paul dismissed the allegations of non-performance, arguing that his productivity is evident. He mentioned various successful projects in roads, education and information, communication and technology areas.

Governor Chepkwony said he had constructed 2,000 kilometers of new roads, built 500 nursery school classes and employed 900 teachers. He added he was working with the national government and other stakeholders to find a permanent solution to the water problems that have rocked Bureti constituency.

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