H.E. Francis Nyamu Kagwima is the second and incumbent Deputy Governor of Tharaka Nithi County, after having been cleared on a Jubilee Party in the Kenyan election as Onesmus Muthomi Njuki’s running mate.
Before being elected the Deputy Governor, he served as a Member of Parliament of Tharaka Constituency for the terms in 1988–1997 and was re-elected again in 2002–2007.
After graduating from Nairobi University, he joined KPCU as an Engineer trainee and rose quickly to the rank of Chief Engineer until he resigned to join politics in 1988.
He was elected as a Member of Parliament for Tharaka Constituency in 1988. In his second term, he was an Assistant Minister in Research, Technical Training & Technology from 1993–1997.