• The polls come in shortly after Politrack Africa also made similar research which showed the top-performing MPs eight months after being elected.
Lang'ata Member of Parliament (MP) Phelix Odiwour popularly known as Jalang'o is a happy man after his efforts to better his constituency were recognized in a recent survey.
Jalang'o took to Twitter to celebrate the fact that as a first-time MP, he had made it to the top 10 best-performing legislators list as announced from research conducted by Leeway Africa Research Agency.
In his tweet, the former radio host thanked his Langata people for recognizing his work and their undying faith in him.
“No 10 is not bad for a first-time Mp in 8 months! I am sure tukiendelea hivi we will soon take our rightful position!
Thank you my Langata people! Hapa ni kazi tu!" The first part of the overjoyed first-time member of parliament tweet read.
He went on to pass his congratulatory message to Embakasi East MP Babu Owino who was classified as the overall best-performing member of parliament so far in the top 20 performing MPs list.
"Congratulations Hon Babu Owino #Langata 1 #Utu na watu #Ipo Siku,”
According to Leeway Africa's research, Embakasi East MP Babu Owino takes the lead with a 75.6 percent rating, closely followed by his Runyenjes counterpart Karemba Muchangi who was rated 72.7.
Kiharu MP Ndindi Nyoro comes in third with a 70.2 percent rating, then Mogotio MP Reuben Kiborek at 70.1%. Tigania East Mpuru Aburi comes in fifth position with 69.8%.
Of the 290 constituencies, only three female MPs out of the 29 elected made to the list. They include Kisumu West’s MP Rozaah Buyu was rated 65.8%, followed by Rangwe’s Lilian Achieng with 65.2%, and Bahati’s Irene Njoki.
Leeway Africa shared that they conducted the research in the first eight months when the lawmakers took office.
The polls come in shortly after Politrack Africa also made similar research which showed the top-performing MPs eight months after being elected.
According to Politrack Kiharu MP Ndindi Nyoro topped the list, he lead with a 73.7% rating, followed by Embakasi East MP Babu Owino who had a 72.7% rating. Kimilili’s Didimus Barasa and Mavoko’s Patrick Makau tied at position three with 70.6% percent.