Margaret Nyakango Biography, Wiki, Age, Parents, Husband, Net Worth

Margaret NyakangoMargaret Nyakango Biography, Wiki, Net Worth, Age, Career: Margaret Nyakang’o is the Controller of the Budget and a seasoned accountant, financial manager, and civil servant. She was appointed on November 18th, 2019, and sworn in on December 4th, 2019, becoming the second person to occupy the post since its inception. Her position is one of the autonomous offices having a term of no more than eight years. Before her appointment as Controller of the Budget, the respected figure in the financial business worked for a decade as the Director of Financial and Administration at the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics.

In this story, we highlight Margaret Nyakang’o’s remarkable path, as well as some of the hurdles she has experienced along the way, such as court issues.

Margaret Nyakango Biography, Wiki, Age, Parents, Husband, Net Worth

Full Name Margaret Nyakango
Date of Birth 1959
Age 64  year old
Birth Place Kenya
Material status married
Husband Name David Nyakango
Father Name NA
Mother Name NA
Nationality Kenya
Height 5 Feet 5 Inches(Approx)
Weight 57 kg(Approx)
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Net Worth Ksh 26 million

Who is Margaret Nyakango?

Margaret Nyakang is a Kenyan accountant, financial management, and civil servant who was appointed as the “Controller of Budget of the Republic of Kenya” on November 18, 2019, the second person to hold the position since it was formed. She was sworn in on December 4, 2019, after being authorized by Parliament the day before. She was a director at the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) previous to her present position.

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Margaret Nyakango Age, Early life, Wiki, Biography

Margaret Nyakang’o was born in 1959 in Kenya. She has a Doctorate in Business Administration from the University of Liverpool and is an educational. She also has a Master of Business Administration from the University of Nairobi, focusing on Strategic Management. Margaret is also a Certified Sacco Professional from the University of Strathmore. She is a Kenyan CPA and an ISO 9001:2008 Internal Auditor.


Her career in government and finance began in November 1983, when she was employed as the Principal Auditor at the Controller and Auditor’s Office. She held this role for a decade until departing in October 1994. After a decade as Controller and Auditor, she moved on to work with other Kenyan businesses such as the Lake Basin Development Authority, Harambee Sacco Society, Bob Morgan Services Limited, Mitun Business Consulting, and Nairobi Evangelical Graduate School of Theology. She was named Director of Finance and Administration at the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics in November 2008. Margaret held the role for a decade before departing in October 2018.

She started a new job as a lecturer at KCA University in January 2019 and will remain there for a year. Following the departure of Agnes Odhiambo, she served as CoB for eight years. Margaret was among those who submitted applications to succeed Odhiambo. Former President Uhuru Kenyatta chose her as the finest candidate for the position on November 18, 2019. She then appeared before the parliament’s vetting committee, where she passed and was sworn in on December 4th, 2019. She is set to quit the post in 2027 after holding an independent office for eight years.

Margaret Nyakango Case

The criminal charges against Dr. Nyakang’o and the 10 others have been approved by the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP). The judgment was reached following a thorough analysis of the additional material presented in the inquiry file. The specifics of the case, including the amount of money involved and the circumstances behind Dr. Nyakang’o’s alleged crimes, were not divulged. Dr. Nyakang’o has pleaded not guilty to these accusations in a Mombasa court. Following her plea, the court released her on the condition that she deposit a Ksh 2 million bail. She might also secure her release by posting a Ksh 500,000 cash bond. The hearing has been rescheduled for next Wednesday.

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Margaret Nyakango Husband

She is married to David Nyakango, with whom she has one son.

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Net Worth

According to the Salary and Remuneration Commission, Nyakang’o’s yearly salary is Ksh 26 million.

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