Susan Kihika is the first Speaker of the Nakuru County Assembly.
She is a youthful lady full of energy and has ably steered the Nakuru County assembly to what it is today.
The patriotic Susan left a lucrative law career in the US where she had founded the Kihika Law Firm to come back to serve the country.
Susan Kihika attended Bishop Gatimu Ngandu Girls High School after which she went to London then on to the USA for further studies.
She studied political science and law in America graduating in 2006 and thereafter admitted to the Bar Admissions of Texas.
She also studied at the Southern Methodist University School of Law in Dallas, Texas, J.D., 2006, the University of North Texas where she got a B.A. in Political Science.
Susan vied for the seat of MP for Bahati constituency in the year 2013. Despite losing in the hotly contested election, Susan conceded defeat and went further to not only remain firmly in the TNA party but she as well encouraged her masses of supporters across Bahati constituency to accept the results and support the winner of the election. The true act of leadership.
Coupled with her education, vast experience in matters law as well as the immense goodwill in her leadership qualities and more so her decision to remaining firm in TNA-The party- even after she lost in the elections. Susan went on and sought to be the first Nakuru County Assembly speaker. She beat a field of seven worthy contenders to emerge the first Assembly Speaker of Nakuru County.
And since then she has not looked back.
Her selflessness, her passion in serving the people as well as her commitment and focus whilst at it has received immense attention from across the county, the country and beyond borders.
Susan has indeed walked the talk on her first assignment in Nakuru County as Speaker. Under her steadfast leadership, systems have continually been put in place ensuring that the business of the house runs smoothly for future generations to come.
Recently, she was appointed by the President to be in charge of the Jubilee Presidential campaigns in Central Rift region and is also the Vice Chair of the County Assemblies Forum (CAF) which is the coordinating body of the 47 County Assemblies of the Republic of Kenya.