John Munyes

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John Munyes
Member of the Kenyan Senate
Assumed office
28 March 2013
Personal details
Political partyFORD-Kenya
Spouse(s)Maryanne Munyes[1]

John Kiyonga Munyes is a Kenyan politician born in 1966 in the latter day Turkana County. He attended Lokitaung Primary School for his primary education and he later attended Lodwar High School for his ‘O Level’ and ‘A Level’. He later attended St Francis University for his undergraduate studies.

He belonged to the Party of National Unity and was elected to represent the Turkana North Constituency in the National Assembly of Kenya in the Kenyan parliamentary election, 2007.[2] He later represented Turkana county as a Senator in the Senate of Kenya as elected in the Kenya Senate elections, 2013 and is a member of the FORD-Kenya political party. He also helded the seat of Labour Minister as appointed by President Mwai Kibaki.[3]

In 2018, President Uhuru Kenyatta nominated him to serve as Kenya's Cabinet Secretary in charge of Petroleum and Mining, a post he currently holds.


  1. ^ Chaos at Labour Day celebrations. Accessed March 30, 2013
  2. ^ Members Of The 10th Parliament Archived 2008-06-16 at the Wayback Machine.. Parliament of Kenya. Accessed June 19, 2008.
  3. ^ Current Kenyan Cabinet Archived 2013-03-18 at the Wayback Machine.. Cabinet of Kenya. Accessed March 30, 2013.