Fred Okengo Matiang’I: Fred Matiangi is the current acting Cabinet Secretary for the Ministry of Internal Security and Coordination of National Government in Kenya. He was appointed after the sudden Demise of Gen Joseph Kasaine Ole Nkaissery. Since 24 November 2015 he was the cabinet secretary for Education. This was as a result of President Uhuru Kenyatta, cabinet reshuffle.
Fred Matiang’I was named the acting cabinet Secretary of Internal Security in Kenya by President Uhuru Kenyatta following the sudden death of Joseph Nikaiseri in Karen Hospital, Nairobi on July 8th 2017.
Fred Matiang’I Education
He has a PHD in Communication and Comparative literature from the University of Nairobi. Matiang’I holds a Masters in English from the University of Nairobi. He also has a Bachelors in Education from Kenyatta University.
Fred Matiang’I Career
In his early years, Matiang’i worked as a Primary School Teacher in Kisii and years later became a lecturer at the University of Nairobi and Egerton University.
On 23 April 2013 he was nominated as the Cabinet Secretary for Information Communication and Technology.
Fred Matiang’I served as the Eastern Africa regional representative for the Centre for International Development, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, the State University of New York before joining the government.
Interestingly, he has been a Columnist/Writer for the Daily Nation Newspaper.
Matiangi has conducted research and training for various civil society organizations in Kenya, the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, Parliaments of Ethiopia, Uganda and the East African Legislative Assembly.
He has also worked as a consultant with USAID, World Bank, the Canadian Development Agency and 10. Transparency International.
Dr. Fred Matiangi Family
Dr. Fred Matiangi was Born in Borabu, he is married and has two children.
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Dr. Fred Matiangi News Today
He is on record speaking tought and banning anti-IEBC demonstrations in major towns of Nairobi, Kisumu and Mombasa. A move that was defied by protesters therefore resulting into several injuries and deaths of Nasa supporters who were protesting about reforms needed to be done to the electoral body before fresh presidential elections as ordered by the Supreme Court of Kenya.
On 12th October 2017, acting Interior Coordination Cabinet Secretary, Fred Matiangi has said National Super Alliance (NASA) Chief Executive Officer, Norman Magaya, will be charged over looting that was witnessed in Nairobi.