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Education Is The Key, Meet Kenyan Politicians With High Academic Achievements

Education is one of the most treasured thing in kenya. It has gotten many people from Grass levels to honourable positions. In this article we are going to see some popular Politatians with high levels of education.

1.Dr. William Ruto

Hon. William attended his secondary studies at Wareng Secondary (for his O- Levels) and Kapsabet High School (for his A-Levels). He then later joined the University of Nairobi for a bachelor of science (Botany and Zoology). Dr. William holds a Master of Science Degree in Plant Ecology and a Ph. D in Biological science from the University of Nairobi.

2.Professor Zadock Ogutu

Professor Zadock ogutu is a Kenyan politician and a current Member of Parliament for Bomachoge Borabu Constituency in Kisii County. Zadoc Ogutu was elected in 2017 as an independent candidate and an Aspirant Member of Parliament of Republic of Kenya representing Bomachoge Borabu constituency .

3.Professor Anyang Nyongo

Prof. Anyang Nyongo, who is the current governor of Kisumu county, obtained his Bachelor’s degree in political science (First class honors) at Makerere University. He proceeded to the United States to acquire a Ph.D. and a Master’s in political science at the University of Chicago.


Prof Paul Chepkwony is the governor for Kericho County. Prof. Paul Chepkwony Kiprono was born in Ainamoi and attended Poiywek in his home area before joining Kericho High School and Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology.

He had previously worked as a senior lecturer and associate professor of Biochemistry at Moi University, Chepkoilel campus, now University of Eldoret.

Chepkwony is one of the most educated politicians in the country

5.Professor Hellen Sambili

Professor Hellen Sambili is the current Member of Parliament (MP) for Mogotio Contituency.

Professor Sambili holds a BEd (Science) degree from the University of Nairobi, a Master and Ph.D in Education from the Lancaster University in the UK.

Sheis a former teacher of Moi High School in Kabarak and a former Lecturer and Associate Professor at Egerton University where she worked in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction.

Professor Sambili also served as Minister for Higher Education, Science and Technology from October 2010 to August 2011.

6.Alfred Mutua.

He is the current Governer of Machakos County after high contest battles with wavinya Ndeti.He got her O' level in Dagoreti and A'level at Jamhuri.He obtained His BA in journalism from whitworth College in United States.He later did MSc in Communication from Eastern Washington University.He has also got Doctorate in Communication and Media from Western Sydney Australia.

7.Margaret Jepkoech Kamar

She is the current Uasin Gishu County Senator and also Senate Deputy Speaker.

Before winning the Eldoret East MP seat in 2007, Prof. Kamar was a Nominated Member of the East Africa Legislative Assembly. She would later serve as Minister of Higher Education during President Mwai Kibaki's government.

She holds a PhD in Soil Science from the University of Toronto, Canada; Masters Degree in Agriculture from McGill University in Canada and a Bachelor of Agriculture from Punjab Agriculture University.

8. Kipchumba Murkomen

Murkomen is a graduate from the University of Nairobi with a degree in Law. He also holds a Masters in law from the American Washington College of law in America. He furthered his studies in law at the University of Pretoria in South Africa and graduated.

9. Professor Lonyangapuo

He attended St Mary's School Yala, Nyanza for his secondary education after which he completed his undergraduate studies at Egerton University Kenya where he obtained Bachelor of Science in Pure Mathematics and later on did his graduate studies at the University of Leeds, UK where he obtained his PHD in Applied Mathematics.

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