CPA LABAN MALOBA ATEMBA – Clerk of the County Assembly

CPA – Atemba holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST), a Masters of Business Administration (MBA – Finance Option) from Mt. Kenya University and currently pursuing his PhD in Finance.



He is a CPA (K) holder and a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accounts of Kenya (ICPAK) where he has also served before as the Secretary (Western Branch).

Ha more than 18 years of experience in Public Service Administration, having served in Butere/Mumias County Council as Revenue Officer from the year 2001 to 2006.

In the year 2006 he was moved to Kakamega County Council where he ascended to the position of Principal Revenue Officer up to 2008. He later served as the Treasurer in Mt. Elgon County Council between the year 2008 and 2011 then transferred to Butere/Mumias County Council in the same capacity from 2011 to 2013 when he was absorbed to the County Assembly of Kakamega as the Principal Finance Officer (PFO) up to 2017.

Following his outstanding performance, he was elevated to be the Director of Financial Services in the same year until December, 2018.

On 5th November, 2019, he was appointed the Interim Clerk of the County Assembly of Kakamega following the voluntary early retirement of his predecessor, Mr. Patrick Wafula Kamwessar, the pioneer Clerk who steered the Assembly through transition from the defunct Local Authority to the current Devolution governance.

CPA-Atemba, together with his team is committed to deliver and enable the County Assembly of Kakamega attain the effectiveness and efficiency as it executes its mandate as enshrined in the Constitution of Kenya, 2010, County Governments Act, 2012, County Assembly Services Act, 201 and the Assembly’s Standing Orders.


He was born on 10th April, 1969 in Khabukoshe village, Matungu Sub-County in Kakamega County.