Naomi Shaban

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Naomi Namsi Shaban is a Kenyan politician. She was first elected to represent the Taveta Constituency in Parliament in 2002 through a Kenya African National Union (KANU) ticket. She defended the seat in 2007 election through KANU and won. Later she joined the National Alliance Party (TNA) and was re-elected to represent Taveta Constituency in the National Assembly of Kenya in 2013 [1]

In 2008 To 2010: she was appointed Minister of State for Special Programmes, Kenya; later she was reshuffled and in August 2010, she became Minister for Gender and Children Affairs.[2]

She is a mother to three.

She is the current Deputy Leader of Majority Party in the Parliament of Kenya, a member of the Parliamentary Committee on Appointments, House Business Committee and Health Committee. 2003 – 2007: Kenya Branch Representative – Commonwealth Parliamentary Association


  1. ^ Members Of The 10th Parliament. Parliament of Kenya. Accessed June 19, 2008.
  2. ^ Mureithi, Francis (August 17, 2010). "Kenya: Ruto Team Survives Reshuffle". AllAfrica Global Media. Retrieved August 19, 2010. Dr Naomi Shaban switched places with Esther Murugi to take up the Gender and Children docket