ABALA M. WANGA is the acting City Manager of Kisumu City after a recent appointment prior to that and currently, he is the Secretary/CEO of the Kisumu Lakefront Development Corporation and also serves as the Chief Executive Officer Lake Region Economic Bloc (LREB); a Lake Victoria Basin regional trade block comprising of fourteen (14) counties under the Chairmanship of Kakamega Governor H.E. Wycliffe Ambetsa Oparanya, He also served as Director of Administration and Advisor on Political Affairs for Kisumu Governor Prof. Peter Anyang Nyong’o. He has over twenty (20) years progressive experience in the field of Strategic Management, Law, Administration, public policy, social development, organizational development and innovative governance both at National and International levels.


Mr. Wanga holds a Master of Business Administration from the prestigious Strathmore University (SBS- Strathmore Business School).  Bachelor’s Degree in Law (LLB) from Kampala International University-Uganda, Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology from Kenya Medical Training Centre, Nairobi, Kenya and is a beneficiary of Pan African EMBA IESE, Lagos, and Strathmore Business School. He has a strong background of devolved system Sector Laws and Policies, constitutional law, governance, human rights and democracy having been a governance and law reform consultant for various sector agencies for over fifteen (15) years.