James Kembi Gitura (born on the 21st of November, 1953 in Githaga village, Muranga County) is a Kenyan politician. He served as the Deputy Speaker of the Kenyan Senate for four (4) years (2013 until 2017).
|Name||James Kembi Gitura|
|Age||67 years old|
|Date of birth||21st of November 1953|
|Place of birth||Githaga Village, Muranga acounty|
|Alma mater||University of Nairobi|
The renowned Kenyan politician was born on the 21st of November, 1953, and the place of birth in Githaga village, Muranga County. Kembi Gitura is about 67 years old.
James completed the pursuit of his secondary school education at Nyeri High School and before which he attended Muranga High School.
He completed the pursuit of a degree at the University of Nairobi. Kembi obtained his degree in Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the institution (1974-1977).
He was the representative for the Kiharu Constituency in the Kenyan National Assembly for four (4) years (2003 until 2007).
Kembi served as the Kenyan Ambassador to Belgium and served under this position for five years (2009 until 2012).
In 2012, he resigned from the position to stand for election to the Senate.
In March 2013, after he won a seat in the Senate, he was elected to serve as the Deputy Speaker of the senate. He won with a total of 39 votes.
Later in 2017, Kembi lost a seat to Irungu Kang’ata in the general election that held in Kenya that year.
He served as the Aspirant Senator for Murang’s of Independent Aspirant (1st June 2017 until 8th August 2017).
Kembi also served as a senator for Murang’a of Senate (11th March 2013 until 16th July 2017).
He was also an Aspirant Senator for Murang’a of Republic of Kenya and also served as Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cabinet (2006 → 2007).
From 2003 until 2007, he served as a Member of Parliament for Kiharu.
He was also a member of the National Rainbow Coalition for Kiharu (2002 until 2007).
James was also the Assistant Minister of Agriculture of Cabinet (2006).
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