The CEO of the Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (Kemsa) Andrew Mulwa, has been named the winner of the prestigious African Governance Award 2024. Mulwa’s extraordinary leadership has won him the distinction of “Most Outstanding Medical Supplies Authority Across Africa.”

The 2024 African Governance Conference and Gala Award ceremony, set to take place in Mauritius from February 7 to February 10, will honor Mulwa’s remarkable contributions to public governance. Doctor Baroness Paulette Kporo, CEO of The Business Executive media group, expressed the significance of Mulwa’s win, stating, “Based on our quantitative scoring model applied by both our consultants and subsequently our Jury of experts, you achieved the highest score amongst the nominees in your category.”

Mulwa’s achievement not only solidifies his outstanding impact on public governance but also enhances Kenya’s prominence in Africa’s political and socio-economic landscape. The event will feature a one-day pan-African conference on governance, providing an opportunity for Mulwa to share his expertise. In response to this remarkable achievement, Kemsa released a statement saying, “Kemsa stands as a beacon of standard-setting for public institutions, both locally and internationally, we extend our heartfelt congratulations to Mulwa and the entire Kemsa family.”

The African Governance Conference is expected to be the largest gathering of top-tier public officials in Africa and will be attended by exemplary private-sector enterprises, institutions, individuals, and international media. The event aims to foster continental cooperation and integration, as well as update participants on emergent best governance practice concepts. This recognition positions Mulwa as a standard-setter for public institutions across the continent, and his win is a testament to his dedication and leadership.