Mwangi Kiunjuri

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Kiunjuri Festus Mwangi (Wamalocust) (born April 29, 1969) is a Kenyan politician who has served as an elected Member of Parliament and has also served in the Kenyan cabinet in various capacities. His last appointment was as Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Irrigation, a position he was appointed to by H.E President Uhuru Kenyatta in 2018 and relieved on 14 January 2020 n. He belonged to the Party of National Unity and was elected to represent the Laikipia East Constituency in the National Assembly of Kenya in the 2007 Kenyan parliamentary election up to 2013.[1]

Mwangi Kiunjuri graduated from Moi University with a Bachelor of Education (Arts) degree in 1994. He was elected to the parliament in 1997, then representing the Democratic Party. He retained his seat in the 2002 elections. He has also been the assistant minister of Water and Irrigation and the assistant minister for energy. He became the cabinet secretary for Devolution and Planning in 2015 replacing Anne Waiguru who resigned on health grounds. When the Jubilee government retained power in the October 26th, 2017 general elections, Mwangi Kiunjuri was appointed the Cabinet Secretary for Agriculture.[2]

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  1. ^ Members Of The 10th Parliament Archived 2008-06-16 at the Wayback Machine. Parliament of Kenya. Accessed June 19, 2008.
  2. ^ Office of Public Communications: Hon. Mwangi Kiunjuri , MP - Assistant Minister Archived 2007-11-22 at the Wayback Machine