Kindiki Creates 16 Sub-Counties [LIST]

Furthermore, the CS's Ministry of Interior created new divisions, locations and sub-locations in 31 counties. 

Kindiki Creates 16 Sub-Counties [LIST]
Interior CS Kithure Kindiki during a strategy event with Senior Security managers at Shaba, Isiolo County on February 1, 2024. /KITHURE KINDIKI

Interior Cabinet Secretary (CS) Kithure Kindiki on Wednesday, February 14 created and gazetted 16 new sub-counties across the Republic of Kenya.

Furthermore, the CS's Ministry of Interior created new divisions, locations and sub-locations in 31 counties. 

The creation of the sub-counties was done in line with powers enshrined in the National Government Coordination Act, of 2013.

"In exercise of the powers conferred by section 14(1) of the National Government Coordination Act, 2013, the Cabinet Secretary for Interior and National Administration establishes the following Administrative Units as service delivery co-ordination units," Kindiki's statement read in part.

Interior CS Kithure Kindiki during a past address /MINISTRY OF INTERIOR

The new sub-counties include Tarasaa, Tiriki East, Narok Amalo, Narok West, Kambu, Murera, Kerio Valley, Kabras East, and Kabras West.

Others include Usigu, Suba Central, Suba West, Suba South, Rachuonyo West, Dagoretti North, and Dagoretti South. 

In the Gazette Notice, Kindiki had indicated that Suba South and Dagoretti South had been in existence but were now being renamed. 

Tiriki East will be headquartered in Shaviringa with Amalo officers stationed in Sogoo town and Ng’osuani acting as the headquarters of Narok West. 

Kambu Sub County which has been carved from Kibwezi East will have its headquarters in Kambu while the headquarters for Murera Sub County will be at Toll Town.  

Other established headquarters include; Chesongoch (Kerio Valley), Malava Town (Kabras East), Sindo (Suba Central), and Sena (Suba West).


The CS also gazetted new divisions that include Jibana, Gede, Chakama, Chara, Garsen Central, Fafi, Mugwe, Kathangachini, and Uragate.

Others are; Thagicu North, Kithungo, Kikumbulyu, Kavete, Kikoko,Gakawa, Kabaru, Mweiga, Endarasha, Wamagana and Siyoi. 

Kindiki additionally created Meibeki/ Karuna, Tembelio, Embobut, Endo, Lolminingai, Kabirirsang, Kapkoros, Kambiri, Namubila, Mageta, Nyamonye, Kabonyo Kanyagwal, Kanyada West, Kanyada Central, Ruma/ Kaksingiri East, Gwassi North, Kabondo East, Kojwach, Opapo and Kuja divisions. 

Kindiki also gazetted Shakahola as a new sub-location in Kilifi County following the past cases of religious extremism involving Pastor Paul Mackenzie.

Its establishment is expected to help the government monitor activities and even ensure efficient service delivery at the grassroots level.

Collage of Interior CS Kithure Kindiki and controversial Pastor, Paul Mackenzie. /VIRAL TEA KE