What You Didn’t Know About Kithure Kindiki
Prof. Kindiki full name is Prof. Abraham Kithure Kindiki. He was born in 1973 in Irunduni village in Mukothima Ward in Tharaka Nithi County.
Prof. Kithure Kindiki completed his secondary School at Lenana School (formerly the Duke of York School) then in 1994, he was in the pioneer class of Bachelor of Laws (LLB) in Moi University, Kenya. He graduated in 1998 with a Law degree.
After an exemplary performance, he was retained as a graduate assistant before receiving a scholarship to study for his Master of Law and PhD at the University of Pretoria.
In 2000 he graduated with Master of Laws (LLM) in International Human Rights Law and Democracy University of Pretoria, South Africa.
He continued with his studies and in 2002 he graduated with a PhD in International Law, University of Pretoria, South Africa.
He was until June 2020 the Senate Deputy Speaker, Senator for Tharaka Nithi County and Former Senate Majority Leader.
The current Jubilee Party Chief Whip Irungu Kang’ata successfully planned to ouster him from the seat after he absconded and invitation by President Uhuru Kenyatta to Statehouse Nairobi for a parliamentary group meeting for the senate.
January 2006- to date: Head, Department of Public Law & Senior Lecturer of International Law, University of Nairobi.
2004- 2005: Lecturer of Law, University of Nairobi.
2000 (October) to 2001 (March): Resettlement Consultant, Legal Unit/ Division of International Protection, UNHCR, Branch Office for South Africa, Pretoria.
Prof Kithure Kindiki married his wife Joyce in early 2001.
She is a university lecturer and have been blessed with two children