Wafula Chebukati, IEBC chairperson, took oath of office at the supreme court on January 2017 to head the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC). He was appointed to the IEBC to succeed Isaak Hassan who was removed from office following the mishandling of 2013 elections.
Where was Wafula Chebukati born?
He was born in 1961 in Kiminini, Trans-Nzoia, Bungoma County.
Wafula Chebukati tribe
He comes from the wider Luhya community that is predominant in western Kenya.
Wafula Chebukati education
Chebukati studied at St. Peters Mumias Secondary School. He later joined Lenana High school. Chebukati graduated from University of Nairobi in 1985 with a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) degree. He also obtained a post-graduate diploma from the Kenya School of Law. in 1986 he was admitted to the roll of Advocates. Wanyonyi Wafula Chebukati has a Master’s degree in Business Administration from JKUAT.
Wafula Chebukati Profile
As a professional, Chebukati has been the managing partner of the Nairobi office of the Cootow and Associates Advocates. In his legal practice, Mr Chebukati has specialized in legal practice in the
fields of International commerce, trade and investment law, company mergers and acquisitions,
Corporate law and governance, product liability, litigation and environmental law.
He is a member of the Kenya Golfing Society, Captain and chairman both Mombasa and Nyali Golf club and as a committee member of the Kenya Golf union. He loves playing golf.
Wafula Chebukati CV
As the head of Commercial labour and Employment Laws divisions, Landlord / Tenant and Conveyancing & treaties, he has been the Lead Counsel in the Nairobi office having practiced as a lawyer for 30 years.
- Practice of Law as a sole practitioner and expansive experience in Civil litigation, criminal jurisprudence and labour / employment law.
- Has specialized legal practice in the fields of International commerce, trade and investment law. Corporate law and governance, product liability, litigation and environmental law.
- Trained in legislative drafting, policy formulation and research to all aspects of legislative drafting.
- Has served as a Council member of the law society of Kenya, Captain and chairman both Mombasa and Nyali Golf club and as a committee member of the Kenya Golf union.
- Currently he is a member of the Kenya Golfing Society.
Wafula Chebukati age
Chebukati is 57 years old as at 2017.
Wafula Chebukati background
When the position of the IEBC Chairperson became vacant, fifteen people applied for the job. However, Chebukati was the most qualified candidate and was awarded the IEBC job. On the other hand, 748 people applied for the positions of commissioners. Today he works with commissioners that they joined office with at the IEBC. The other commissioners are Consolata Nkatha, Bucha Maina, Boya Molu, Roselyn Akombe, Paul Kurgat, Margaret Wanjala Mwachanya and Abdi Guliye. The commission works closely with IEBC CEO Ezra Chiloba.
Wafula Chebukati wife
The soft-spoken IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati leads a private life with little known about his family including his children and wife.
Wafula Chebukati religion
The IEBC Chairman is of Christian faith and a religious person.
Wafula Chebukati home
Much is not known about Chebukati’s home. However, there were attempts to destroy his home after the announcement of the 2017 presidential results. It’s said that the neighbour fell a victim as his home survived untouched.
Wafula Chebukati Wikipedia
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