County File: Facts about Kitui County, 015

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Kitui County Assembly's Chambers

It’s the County number 015 in the listing of the 47 counties constituting the republic of Kenya.Kitui is found at the southern edge of Eastern Region comprising the former Kitui and Mwingi Districts.

Low population density unevenly spread throughout the vast land and sun scorched land are among the main distinguishing characteristics for this county number 015.Kitui is a Kamba word literally meaning home iron smithing and hence the community dominance to the Kituiland.

County Administrators

Governor : H.E Charity Kaluki Ngilu
Deputy Governor : Hon. Dr. Wathe Nzau
Senator : Hon. Enoch Kiio Wambua
Women Rep. : Hon. Dr Irene Kasalu
County Speaker : Hon. George Ndotto

Constituencies (8)
1. Kitui West       – Hon. Edith Nyenze
2. Kitui East        – Hon. Nimrod Mbai
3. Kitui Central   – Hon. Makali Mulu
4. Kitui Rural      – Hon. Mboni Mwalika
5. Kitui South    – Hon. Rachael Kaki Nyamai
6. Mwingi North  – Hon. Paul Nzengu
7.Mwingi Central – Hon. Gideon Mulyungi
8. Mwingi West   – Hon. Charles Ngusya Nguna

Kitui County is further sub-divided into 8 administrative Sub-Counties
1. Kitui East
2. Kitui West
3. Kitui South
4. Kitui Central
5. Kitui Rural
6. Mwingi North
7. Mwingi Central
8. Mwingi West

Districts in Kitui County:
Tseikuru, Kyuso, Mumoni, Mwingi Central, Mwingi West, Mwingi East, Matinyani, Kitui West, Kitui Central, Nzambani, Katulani, Mutitu, Kisasi, Mutumo, Ikutha, Lower Yatta.

Administrative Wards (40)

  • Mwingi North (5)
    Ngomeni, Kyuso, Mumoni, Tseikuru, Tharaka
    Mwingi West
  • Mwingi (4) West

Kyome/Thaana, Nguutani, Migwani, Kiomo/Kyethani

  • Mwingi Central (6)
    Central, Kivou, Nguni, Nuu, Mui, Waita

Kitui West (4)
Mutonguni, Kauwi, Matinyani, Kwa Mutonga/Kithumula.
Kitui Rural (4)
Kisasi, Mbitini, Kwa-Vonza/Yatta, Kanyangi
Kitui Central (5)
Miambani, Township, Kyangwithya West, Mulango, Kyangwithya East
Kitui East (6)

Zombe/Mwitika, Nzambani, Chuluni, Voo/Kyamatu, Endau/Malalani, Mutito/Kaliku

Kitui South (6)
Ikanga/Kyatune, Mutomo, Mutha, Ikutha, Kanziko, Athi

County Touristic Pools

The famous Nzambani Rock
Tsavo East National Park
Kitui South National Reserve
Mwingi National Reserve
The V-Shaped stretch of Ikoo Valley
Ngomeni Rock Catchment.
Magical Mumoni hills

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