Leader of Majority

Hon. Joel Otwoma Ongoro – Leader of Majority

Hon. Joel Ongoro is the 1st Leader of Majority of the second County Assembly. He assumed office on 10th September, 2017. Hon. Ongoro is a member of Orange Democratic Movement Party (ODM) representing Kisa East Ward.

He joined politics in 2013 when he was elected to represent the said Ward and therefore one of the 87 pioneer MCAs in the 1st County Assembly of Kakamega.

Primary functions of Leader of Majority usually relates to floor duties;

  • He is the lead speaker for the majority party during floor debates.
  • Plays key role in developing the Assembly calendar.
  • He also assists the speaker with Programme development, policy formulation and policy decision through County Assembly Service Board (CASB).
  • Leader of Majority is the link between the County Executive and County Assembly.
  • He develops the majority caucus agenda with the principal leaders as well as presiding over the majority caucus meetings.


Hon. Violet Ananda – Deputy Leader of Majority

Hon. Violet Ananda Nyongesa was born on 24th November, 1961 and attended Matunda primary school where she did her Certificate Primary Education (C.P.E) in 1975 before joining Ndivisi Secondary School and sat for her O Level in 1980. In 1982, she did her A Level at Mukumu Girls High School then later joined Eregi Teachers Training College for her Certificate in primary education.

Hon. Ananda also holds a Certificate in Teacher Proficiency Course Certificate from Kaimosi Teachers Training College and a Diploma in Education Management from Kenya Education Management Institute.

She has a wide experience in teaching, Maendeleo ya Wanawake  Association of Kenya among other associations.

She is a nominated Member of County Assembly (MCA) from the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) Party.