Ijara Constituency is an electoral constituency in Kenya. It is one of six constituencies in Garissa County. It was the sole constituency in the former Ijara District. The constituency was established for the 1988 elections. The constituency has seven wards, all electing councillors for the Ijara County Council.

Members of Parliament

Elections MP [1] Party Notes
1988 Nasir Maalim Arte KANU One-party system.
1992 Nasir Maalim Arte KANU
1997 Mohamed Dahir Werah KANU
2002 Yusuf Mohamed Haji KANU
2007 Yusuf Mohamed Haji KANU
2013 Ibrahim Abas ODM
2017 Sophia Abdi Noor[2] PDR[3]
2022 Abdi Ali Abdi National Alliance Party of Kenya (NAP)


Ward Registered Voters
Ijara 2,165
Korisa 1,583
Kotile 833
Masalani 2,163
Sangailu 1,044
Total 10,373
*September 2005.[4]


  1. ^ Center for Multiparty Democracy: Politics and Parliamentarians in Kenya 1944–2007 Archived 2008-10-28 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "North Eastern elects first woman MP".
  3. ^ "Party For Development and Reforms".
  4. ^ Electoral Commission of Kenya: Registered voters per polling station by electoral area/ward and constituency Archived 2007-09-29 at the Wayback Machine