Mrs. Angeline Hongo, MBS

Mrs. Angeline Hongo is a career civil servant with over 30 years working experience. Her distinguished and exemplary service to the Nation has won her a Presidential Award of Moran of Burning Spear (MBS). She holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance Option, and Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Accounting Option. Mrs. Hongo has also attended several courses and workshops in Local Governance Finance among others. She is an alternate to the Principal Secretary State Department of Devolution in the Intergovernmental Relations Technical Committee.

Before joining the then Ministry of Cooperative as Principal Cooperative as an auditor, Mrs. Hongo worked as an auditor in the then Controller and Auditor General’s Office. She has also worked in the then Ministry of Local Government as Program Coordinator, Kenya Local Government Reform Program, charged with reforming the Local Government Sector. She also served as Secretary to Local Authorities Trust Fund (LATF) Advisory Board.

In the run-up to the introduction of devolved system of governance, Mrs. Hongo was appointed Joint Secretary to the Task Force on Devolution in Kenya which was charged with the mandate to propose implementation mechanisms for the devolved system of Government. She was appointed as a member of Inter-Ministerial Committee charged with implementing the Task Force report which came up with the Devolution laws.

Mrs. Hongo has served in a number of statutory boards including board member of Kenya Accountants and Secretaries National Examinations Board (KASNEB) and Water Services Board.