David ole Nkedianye
1st Governor of Kajiado County
In office
27 March 2013 – 18 August 2017
DeputyPaul Ole Ntiati
Succeeded byJoseph Ole Lenku
Personal details
Born(1963-12-20)20 December 1963
Kitengela, Kajiado District, Kenya
Political partyOrange Democratic Movement
EducationUniversity of Nairobi

David Ole Nkedianye (born 20 December 1963) is a Kenyan politician who served as the 1st governor of Kajiado County.[1] Nkedianye won the Kajiado county 2013 gubernatorial elections closely defeating Parantai Moses of the Democratic Party (Kenya)[2]

In 2017, while defending his gubernatorial seat in an ODM ticket, Ole Nkedianye lost the elections to Jubilee party's Joseph Jama Ole Lenku.

Ole Nkedianye has previously served as a community facilitator for International Livestock Research Institute helping in the provision of breeding bulls for farmers in pastoral regions in Kajiado, Kenya[3]

Born in Kitengela, Kajiado County. Nkedianye is a graduate of the University of Nairobi and holds a PhD in Pastoralism land-use and conservation from the University of Edinburgh. Nkedianye also hold a Bachelor of Education in Social education and ethics from the Catholic University of East Africa.[4]


  1. ^ "Governor Nkedianye's profile". Utawala Africa. Archived from the original on 25 February 2017. Retrieved 24 February 2017.
  2. ^ "Governor Kajiado". Kajiado county. Retrieved 24 February 2017.
  3. ^ "Kajiado County politics". The Star Newspaper. Retrieved 24 February 2017.
  4. ^ "Nkedianye's Bio". soft Kenya. Archived from the original on 25 February 2017. Retrieved 24 February 2017.