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Politicians Who Were Student Leaders In College

Many will say once a leader always a leader. Some of the successful politicians started their leadership way back in their colleges. Which prepared them for national politics. This article is all about them.

1. Elgeyo Markwet Senator, Onesmus Murkomen

He was elected as the Chair of the Kenya Law society at the University of Nairobi when he was studying law.

2. Mombasa Senator, Hassan Omar

He was a student leader at Moi University Eldoret.

3.National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi.

He served as a student leader in University of Nairobi during the Moi regime.

4.Embakasi East Member of Parliament, Babu Owino

The Embakasi East MP was the longest serving student leader at the University of Nairobi when he was elected by SONU as chair in 2011.

5.Homabay Women rep, Gladys Wanga

Honourable Wanga was elected as the secretary General in Kenyatta University. This position was highly competitive. She became the first female to be elected in the position. Her roles were to represent university students at the University senate.

6. Siaya Senator James Orengo

He was the SONU chair from 1972 to 1973. He used the Student organization to fight for human rights.

7.Budalangi Member of parliament Ababu Namwamba

He served as head of the council of Student's union from 1996 to 1997 in the University of Nairobi.

8.Kisumu Governor Professor Anyang' Nyong'o

Peter Anyang' Nyong'o was a student leader at the Makerere University.

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