But who is Mukhisa Kituyi?
It’s possible that some Kenyans didn’t know about Mukhisa Kituyi until he recently appeared on a TV interview stating his aspirations to become the fifth President of Kenya. In an interview conducted by KTN’S Sofia Wanuna, he said that he will be in the ballot 2022 and he’s eyeing Kenya’s top job. He said that he was ready to take that road fully aware that it’s bumpy.
The next Presidential race has attracted several politicians who feel that they are what Kenyan’s need. From his Luhya backyard, the presidential position has several leaders aspiring to hold it. Some of the leaders from the Luhya community who have stated their interest in becoming Kenya’s next President are: Musalia Mudavadi, Sen. Moses Wetangula and Governor Wycliffe Oparanya. But who among these Luhya community leaders is in a position to woe Kenyans and be the one to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta come 2022?
Dr. Kituyi has been away from the political scenes and out of the country for a while now but he is back. But who is Dr.Mukhisa Kituyi really?
Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi was born in Bungoma County in the year 1956. He is married to a mzungu Ling Kituyi and they are blessed with a couple of children. He is a cousin to the Devolution Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa.
Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi is a well educated man no one can argue about that. He holds a PhD in Social Anthropology from the university of Bergen, Norway, a Master of Philosophy in development Studies and a Diploma in Science , Comparative Production Systems from the same University.
He has served in very many top jobs while in Kenya and abroad. Notably, he has worked with United Nations Conference on Trade and Development U.N.C.T.A.D as a Secretary General from 2013 until February 2021 when he resigned to begin his quest of becoming Kenya’s next president. He has worked with other notable organizations like Kenya Institute of Governance as the Chief Executive, African Center for Technology Studies as the Director, and Norwegian Agency for International Development as the Programme Officer among others.
He once served as the Cabinet minister for Trade
He was the member of Parliament for constituency, Bungoma County from 1992 to 2007.
Is it time that Kenyans gave an opportunity to a newcomer to presidential race to become the next president?
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