James Ole Kiyiapi

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Professor

James Ole Kiyiapi
Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Education
In office
2010–2012
Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Medical Services
In office
2008–2010
Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources
In office
2006–2008
Personal details
Born (1961-05-17) 17 May 1961 (age 58)
Trans Mara District, Kenya
NationalityKenyan
Political partyRBK
Alma materMoi University (BSc), (MSc)
University of Toronto (PhD)
ProfessionProfessor
PositionsLecturer, Moi University (1994–2006)

James Ole Kiyiapi is a Kenyan academician and politician. In the 2013 Kenyan general elections[1], Ole kiyiapi vied for the seat of president under the Restore and Build Kenya Party.

Early life[edit]

James Ole Kiyiapi was born on 17 May 1961 at Osupuko Location Transmara District, Kenya.[2] His was a humble background. His father, Daudi ole Kapur belonged to the Ilnyangusi age set and had two wives with Kiyiapi’s mother, Naomi being the second. Kiyiapi is the last born of Naomi’s six children. As a boy, he grew up herding his fathers flock and lived a typical village life.

Education[edit]

Ole Kiyiapi holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree (PhD) in Forestry from the University of Toronto. He also has a Master and Bachelor of Science degrees from Moi University.[citation needed]

Career[edit]

[3] Prior to entering the race for the presidency of Kenya he served as a permanent secretary in the Ministries of Education and Local Government.[4] He also previously served as an associate professor at Moi University.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2013 Kenyan general election", Wikipedia, 17 April 2019, retrieved 18 May 2019
  2. ^ "JAMES KIYIAPI". whoiswho.co.ke. Retrieved 10 February 2013.
  3. ^ Wanambisi, Labam (8 July 2012). "Kenya: Presidential Candidates Hunt for Votes in the Counties". AllAfrica.com. Retrieved 19 July 2012.
  4. ^ http://www.nation.co.ke/News/politics/Kiyiapi+to+quit+PS+post+this+week/-/1064/1386866/-/9aa2xtz/-/ Kiyiapi to Quit Post This Week
  5. ^ "JAMES KIYIAPI". whoiswho.co.ke. Retrieved 10 February 2013.