By Obegi Malack
Emuhaya Member of Parliament Jeremiah Omboko Milemba has been ranked the best performing legislator in a poll conducted by research firm Infotrak.
Milemba who is also the Chairperson of the Kenya Union Post Primary Education Teachers (KUPPET) was ranked in position one, he scored 75. 4 per cent. He is from Amani National Congress Party (ANC) party.
The poll which had a total of 37,600 respondents across the 47 counties is seeking to establish how constituents rated the overall performance of their representatives .It was conducted between November 2019 to January 2020 and released by the firm’s Chief Executive Officer Angela Ambitho on Sunday.
Other MPs who are among best performing list are Narok County Emurua Dikirr MP Johana Ngeno, is listed second best with 71.4 percent followed by Mwala MP Vincent Musyoka Musau (70.8%). MP Christopher Aseka( Khwisero) took position 4 with 70.0 per cent with MP Patrick Mweu ( Kibwezi West) scoring 69.8 per cent .
The worst performing MP is Abdi Koropu Tepo of Isiolo South with 33 per cent, followed by Kangema’s Clement Muturi Kigano (36.3%) and Francis Kuria Kimani of Molo 37.0 per cent.
Kajiado South MP Judah ole Metito was in position 138 with 52.2 per cent is followed by Kajiado Central MP Elijah memusi who took position 164 he had 50.9 per cent ,others are Narok west Gabriel Tongoyo who took position 209 with 48.2 per cent ,Kajiado West MP George Sunkuyia scoring 48.2 per cent in position 212, Kajiado East MP Peris Tobiko had 47.0 per cent position 228 , Narok south Korei ole Lemein had 45.5 per cent in Position 246 and MP Joseph Manje of Kajiado North had 44.8 per cent he was in position 256,
Best performing Women lawmakes are Buya Rozaah Akinyi (Kisumu county) who had 61.50 per cent followed by Homabay Women representative Gladys Wanga Atieno who had 61.0 per cent .
Narok County Roselinda Soipan Tuya had 44.9 per cent with Janet Teiyaa( Kajiado) scoring 43.10 per cent . Those who were ranked as the worst performers include Momanyi Jersuha (Nyamira), Janet Wanyama (Tranz Nzoia) and Gathoni Wamuchomba (Kiambu).
Ambitho said the ranking was based on a number of issues including the legislative expertise and eloquence in parliamentary debates, proper handling of public finances such as the National Government Constituency Development Fund (NGCDF), development projects, interpersonal skills, how they handle their electorates among others.