H.E Fatuma Mohamed Achani was born in 1984 in kwale county,Kenya.Her date of birth is publicly not available.


Achani started her education at kingwede Primary school in Coastal region,She therefor joined the recognized Mama Ngina Girls in Mombasa county.She did well in her secondary level and enlisted at Moi University where she pursued a Bachelor of Law then moved to the Kenya School Of Law for a diploma.


She is marred to Ali kanga a lecturer at the Technical University of Mombasa who is now the first gentleman.They were blessed with two children though their identities  are  not disclosed to public.


 She is the current Governor of the great County of Kwale. A position she bravely and tenaciously earned as she was the only female candidate among five (5) male candidates for gubernatorial seat during the 2022 General Elections.

A lawyer by profession, Governor Achani served in Fida for several years before joining politics. Her political career began in 2013 during the onset of devolution where she teamed up with Hon.

She was able to support the leadership of Hon. Salim Mvurya and became his deputy for the two terms (10yrs) of his office as the first Governor of Kwale County.

Among the many trailblazing accolades Governor Achani holds they include:
1] The first Deputy Governor to serve for two terms under the same Governor.
2] The first female Governor in the Coast region.
3] The first female Muslim Governor in Kenya.

She has a wealth of experience in governance, women in leadership and excellent, capacity building and mobilization skills. She is equally very passionate about economic empowerment not only for the women and the youth but for the entire community.

Governor Achani’s vision for Kwale to be a self-sustaining and competitive industrialized county has led her to aggressively implore a leadership style that will enable the realization of this vision. Transformative and all-inclusive style of leadership has gained her an achievement of bringing all Kwale elected leaders to work together for the development of Kwale County and to serve the Kwale people in a peaceful environment a trait admired by many.

As she is Committed to her goals and vision in making Kwale even greater, Governor Achani has put to play her amazing resource mobilizing skills which have so far yielded a number of support in several sectors in the County including health which is her number one priority.

March 25, 2024

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