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A Family of 5 Professors

It is not common to locate more than three professors who come from the same family. However, a family in Tharaka Nithi has beaten all odds to have 5 siblings achieve this prestigious status.The household of Tharaka Nithi Senator Prof Kithure Kindiki has produced 5 professors. The Jubilee Senator has 4 brothers who are all professors. Kindiki, who is the fifth born in the household of nine, holds a PhD in Law from the University of Pretoria in South Africa (SA).His elder brother, Prof Jonah Nyaga Kindiki is a Dean of the Faculty of Education at Moi University. He studied International Education and Policy. Prof Isaiah Iguna Kindiki who studied Soil Physics, is a Research Professor at the University of Venda and an Extraordinaire Professor at the University of South Africa. He is additionally the NASA Tharaka Nithi marketing campaign coordinator.Prof Stephen Kithinji Kindiki is a Professor of Linguistics at Daystar University whilst his brother Moses Mpuria Kindiki is a professor at Maasai Mara University where he teaches Political Economy. It is really worth noting that the Senator’s other four siblings are all Master’s diploma holders and are working towards acquiring their PhDs.The family’s success can be attributed to their father, Rev (RTD) Daniel Kindiki who rose from abject poverty to ensure his teenagers acquire exceptional education. 

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Daniel Kindiki Isaiah Iguna Kindiki Jonah Nyaga Kindiki Senator University of Venda


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