The US based Aid Data has appointed Hon Ayub Savula Angatia as part of the leadership study member for research in 141 low and medium income countries in the world.
The director for Aid Data in charge of policy analysis in America, Samantha Custer Said Savula will participate in 2020 Listening Leadership Survey.
Custer said the research project will increase the effectiveness of future developments cooperation capability around the world.
Savula was picked to help design and implement policies and programmes in Kenya between 2016 and 2020.
“Your Participation will help us ensure that our analysis accurately represent the diverse opinions and observation of those with experience in Kenya.”
Samantha in a letter to Savula said all the responses will be kept strictly confidential.
Savula has a Masters Degree in Communication and currently is finalising a PHD programme in Communication at Moi University.
Savula has worked for the Standard Group, Joint Business as a Director/Managing Director of 12 companies in Kenya.
Savula is second term MP for Lugari Constituency.
He was elected in 2013 and re-elected in 2017with a land slide victory of 75% of the total votes cast.
Savula has been the chairman of Agriculture, Fisheries and Cooperative committee of the National Assembly.
Savula is the Deputy Party Leader of Amani National Congress and Chair ANC Parliamentary Group.
Savula who is vying for governorship in Kakamega County has initiated several development projects to improve both education and economic status of the people of Lugari and Kakamega County.
The projects he initiated include Lugari National Diploma Teachers Training College, Maturu National Polytechnic, Lugari University (JKUAT) Campus and ongoing Chevaywa TTI and Chekalini Eldoret National Polytechnic Campus.
At County level Savula has initiated a dairy project for women group, cooperative cash transfer for youth groups and housing for Widows among others
In a letter Samantha said the survey results will be used to analyse how international organisations can improve their performance and provide assistance that is well aligned with local priorities and demands.
“We will publish our findings in a report on the aiddata website and also provide each individual who chooses to participate in the survey with copies of the final analysis, the results from the previous survey were be published by Washington Post, The South China Morning Post and Mother Jones attracting attention from development partners such as the UN, World Bank and Bill and Melinda Gates foundation” said Samantha.
Samantha added that the 2020 Listening to Leaders Survey will talk about the experiences and insights gained while working in Kenya during a particular period of time.