Kembi Gitura

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Kembi Gitura
Deputy Speaker of the Kenyan Senate
In office
28 March 2013 – 31 August 2017
Speaker Ekwee Ethuro
Majority 39 (58.2%)
Member of the Kenyan Senate
In office
28 March 2013 – 31 August 2017
Succeeded by Irungu Kang'ata
Constituency Murang'a County
Kenyan Ambassador to Belgium
In office
March 2009 – August 2012
President Mwai Kibaki
Member of the Kenyan Parliament
In office
Constituency Kiharu Constituency
Personal details
Born 1953 (age 63–64)
Kenya Colony
Nationality Kenyan
Political party TNA
Alma mater University of Nairobi

James Kembi Gitura is a Kenyan politician who had been Deputy Speaker of the Kenyan Senate between 2013 and 2017.

Gitura represented the Kiharu Constituency in the Kenyan Parliament from 2003 to 2007. Subsequently, he was appointed as the Kenyan Ambassador to Belgium, serving from 2009 until his resignation in 2012 in order to stand for election to the Senate.[1]

After winning a seat in the Senate, Gitura was elected as the Deputy Speaker of the Senate on 28 March 2013. He received 39 votes.[2]

Gituara later lost his seat in to Irungu Kang'ata in the 2017 Kenya general election[3]