By Mary Mukabane
Opinion polls report by Politrack Africa has revealed that Hon. Samson Ndindi Nyoro of Muranga county, Kiharu constituency is the best performing member of Parliament since taking office.
Politrack Africa, a political research company published the top 20 best performing members of parliament on Wednesday 17th May 2023 in Nairobi.
According to the pollster, the performance of the members of Parliament was accumulated from a satisfaction ranking by the electorates of the constituencies in a scale of 1-10. Hon. Ndindi Nyoro is said to accumulate a 73.7% approval rating from his electorates. Embakasi East Mp, Hon. Babu Owino came second place with 72.1% approval rating. Kimilili MP Didmus Barasa, came at third position with 70.6%. in a tie with Mavoko MP, Patrick Makau.
At the fourth position came Kiminini MP Hon. Maurice Kakau with 69.8% approval rating in a tie with Westlands Member of Parliament, Hon. Tim Wanyonyi. Other Members of parliament in top 20 positions included Bahati MP Irene Njoki, Lafey MP, Mohamed Abdikheir, Kikuyu MP Kimani Ichung’wa, Mogotio MP Reuben Kipngor, Wajir South MP Mohamed Aden Dow, Lugari MP Nabii Nabwera and Rangwe MP Lilian Gogo among others.
Speaking during the report launch, the Data reporting officer Zipporah Umile said that women leaders also performed exceptionally well at the opinion polls.
“According to the ranking, 3 women MP’s made it to the top 20 including Bahati MP Irene Njoki, Rangwe MP Lilian Gogo and Kisumu West MP Roza Buyu,” she said.
She also said that the various reasons which the electorates provided for rating the performance of their Mps included management of CDF kitty, bursary allocations and initiation of development projects.
“The electorates also looked at how vocal their Mps were in articulating issues that affected them and also how accessible they were when needed by the voters,” she added.