AddressNandi County Government P.O. Box 802 - 30300 Kapsabet, Kenya.
About Nandi County
Nandi County is Kenya’s athletics hub.It is home to tens of the world’s celebrated athletes, including world record breakers such as Pamela Jelimo, Janet Jepkosgei and the legendary athlete Kipchoge Keino.
The 2,884 square kilometres 'home of champions’ borders Baringo to the ea... read morest, Vihiga and Kakamega to the west, Uasin Gishu to the north, Kisumu to the south and Kericho to the south-east.
The county, which is also renowned for its thriving tea estates, is endowed with a beautiful topography that mainly consist of the scenic Nandi Hills.
Nandi County Government
Nandi County is divided into six constituencies namely; Mosop, Emgwen, Chesumei, Nandi Hills, Aldai and Tinderet. The constituencies are represented in the National Assembly by Hon.Vincent Tuwei (MP-Mosop), Hon. Alexander Kosgey (MP-Emgwen),Hon. Wilson Kogo (MP-Chesumei), Hon. Alfred Keter (MP-Nandi Hills), Hon.Cornelly Serem (MP-Aldai) and Hon. Julius Melly (MP-Tinderet).
Other leaders include H.E Hon.Stephen K. Sang (the Governor), Lucy Mulili (County Commissioner), Hon. Samson Cherargei (Senator), Hon. Dr. Tecla Tum (Women Representative) and several members of the County Assembly.
People of Nandi County
Nandi County is home to over 752,965 people (50% male and 50% female), according to the 2009 National Census. The majority of people in the county are Nandi, a sub-group of the Kalenjin tribe of Kenya. The Nandi mainly practise subsistence agriculture and livestock rearing, although more people are now turning to cash crop farming (growing mostly tea and wheat) to supplement their income.
Other communities living in Nandi include Kikuyu, Kisii and Luo - most of whom work on tea plantations and factories or employed by government and private companies such as Canken International. Because of its high altitude, Nandi County attracts a huge number of international athletes who come in for practise. They can be frequently seen running up and down the Nandi Hills.