Hon. Banticha Abdullahi Jaldesa holds a Bachelor of Arts in Education (BAEd) degree and a Certificate in ICT Proficiency from Maseno University. Hon. Jaldesa was elected Member of Parliament for Isiolo South Constituency in 2013 where he served until 2017.
Hon. Jaldesa is experienced in legislation as well as formulation and implementation of strategies and policies that enhance public service delivery. He has experience in setting up management and accountability (M&A) systems to ensure attainment of objectives for state-funded projects and institutions. Hon. Jaldesa has worked with diverse groups in formulating and executing development agendas, financial planning and public expenditure.
During his tenure as a Member of Parliament, he served in three Parliamentary House Committees. These are: Energy, Information, and Communication & Technology Committee, Education, Science and Technology Committee, and Budget & Appropriation Committee.
As a member of these committees, Hon. Jaldesa participated in formulation and implementation of policies in various sectors such as ICT, Energy, Education and Finance.
Among his key milestones include; increased power connectivity from an initial coverage of 15% to the current 50% in Isiolo South, enhanced access to education through efficient use of the Constituency Development Funds where over 350 bright children from needy homes got access to quality secondary, tertiary and University education through bursaries annually.
Hon. Jaldesa has previously worked as a Finance Director in a petroleum company where he coordinated financial strategic planning of the company, increased revenues and expanded markets for the company.
Hon. Jaldesa is the Chairman of the Governance, Risk and Audit Board Committee at NWHSA.