For our first annual roundup of the most influential people in Kenya, victormatara.com sized up Most Influential Somalis in Kenya by looking at their national impact on matters of governance and their overall ability to drive news in the country. Here’s who made this year’s unranked list:
List Of Most Influential Somalis in Kenya
1. Noordin Mohamed Haji – Director of Public Prosecutions
2.Aden Duale – Majority Leader of the National Assembly of Kenya2.
3. Amina Mohamed – Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs
4. Ahmednasir Abdullahi – Renowned Kenyan lawyer (Senior Counsel )
5. Farah Maalim – Former Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly of Kenya
6. Hassan Omar – Former Mombasa Senator
7. Abdikadir Mohamed – Kenya’s President Adviser on Legal and Constitutional Affairs
8. Mohamed Wehliye – Advisor, Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA)
9. Mohammed Hersi – Group CEO of Sun Africa Hotels
10. Yusuf Hassan Abdi – He is a former top Director of IRIN and journalist.
- Mohamed Yusuf Haji – He was the Minister of Defence of Kenya from 2008 to 2013 and the current Garissa county senator.