Noah Wekesa

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Noah Mahalang’ang’a Wekesa (born 21 August 1936) is a Kenyan politician. He belongs to the Party of National Unity and was elected to represent the Kwanza Constituency in the National Assembly of Kenya since the Kenyan parliamentary election, 2007.[1] He was the Minister for Forestry and Wildlife and the Minister for Education, Science, and Technology.[2]

He was educated at Kakamega School[3] and graduated from University of Edinburgh with a Bachelor's degree in Veterinary Medicine and Surgery.

He was elected to the parliament first time in 1988. These were the last one-party-system elections in Kenya. He used to be a rally driver and he has featured in Safari Rally. He has been a chairman if the Kenya Lawn Tennis Association. His son Paul Wekesa is a retired prominent tennis player.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Members Of The 10th Parliament Archived 16 June 2008 at the Wayback Machine.. Parliament of Kenya. Accessed 19 June 2008.
  2. ^ a b Office of Public Communications: Hon. Dr. Noah Wekesa , MP - Minister
  3. ^ "Old boys". Kakamegahighschool.com. Archived from the original on 2011-10-09. Retrieved 2011-08-04.