Babu Owino is a Kenyan politician, entrepreneur, and social activist who has risen to prominence in recent years. He was born in 1989 in Nyanza Province, Kenya, and grew up in a humble background. Despite the challenges he faced while growing up, Babu Owino went on to become a prominent figure in Kenyan politics.
Babu Owino attended Kisumu High School, where he excelled in academics and became a prominent leader. He was later admitted to the University of Nairobi, where he studied Actuarial Science. During his time at the university, Babu Owino became involved in student politics and was elected as the chairman of the Students' Organization of Nairobi University (SONU) in 2011.
As the chairman of SONU, Babu Owino worked hard to improve the welfare of the students, and he gained popularity for his advocacy for the rights of students. He also led several protests against the government's decision to increase tuition fees, which resulted in the reversal of the decision.
In 2013, Babu Owino decided to venture into national politics, and he vied for the Embakasi East parliamentary seat. He won the seat under the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) ticket and became the youngest member of parliament in Kenya's history. Babu Owino has been re-elected to the same seat in subsequent elections, and he is currently serving his third term in parliament.
As a member of parliament, Babu Owino has been an outspoken advocate for the youth and marginalized groups in the society. He has been involved in several initiatives aimed at empowering the youth and creating employment opportunities. Babu Owino is also a champion for education, and he has sponsored several bright but needy students to pursue their education.
Aside from his political career, Babu Owino is also an entrepreneur and owns several businesses. He is the founder and CEO of the Babu Owino Foundation, which is a non-profit organization that seeks to provide education, healthcare, and economic empowerment to the marginalized communities in Kenya.
In conclusion, Babu Owino is a dynamic and visionary leader who has made significant contributions to Kenyan politics and society. Despite facing numerous challenges in his life, he has remained resilient and focused on improving the lives of those around him. He continues to be an inspiration to many young people in Kenya and across Africa.
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