John Michuki Biography
John Michuki whose full name is John Njoroge Michuki was born 1932 and died on 21st Feb 2010 at Muguru village, Iyego Location, Kangema Division in Murang’a County.
When he was the Minister for transport he introduced the ‘Michuki Rules’ . The rules came into effect in February 2004 and required all public transport vehicles to install speed governors, passenger safety belts, operate in clearly defined routes, ferry a specified number of passengers and their drivers and conductors to wear uniforms, name tags together with a clean security record. For his efforts, Michuki won the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights’ Waziri award.
As Minister for Environment and Mineral Resources, he initiated diverse programmes and projects such as the Nairobi River Rehabilitation and Restoration Programme, the reclamation of five water towers in Mau Forest, Mount Kenya, Aberdare Range, Mount Elgon and Cherangany Hills.
John Michuki Education Background
1961 → 1962 : Graduate Student of Oxford University, Worcester College, Public Administration and Economics
Secondary School Student of Nyeri High School
Secondary School Student of Mangu High School
Primary School Student of Kiangunyi primary school
Primary School Student of Muguru Primary School
John Michuki Political Position
2008 → 20th February 2012 : Minister of Environment & Mineral Resources
2008 → 20th February 2012 : Member of Parliamentfor Kangema
2007 → 20th February 2012 : Member of Party of National Unity
January 2008 → April 2008 : Minister of Finance
April 2008 → 2008 : Minister of Roads & Public Works of Cabinet
2005 → 2007 : Minister of State for Provincial Administration & Internal Security
2003- 2007 : Member of Parliament
2003 → 2005 : Minister for Transport & Communications
1997 → 2002 : Member of Parliament for Kangema
1992 → 1997 Member of Parliament for Kangema
1983 → 1988 : Member of Parliament for Kangema
1965 → 1970 : Permanent Treasury Secretary
John Michuki Job History
Ongoing : Chair of Fairview Investment Ltd.
Ongoing : Chair of Windsor Golf and Country Club
1970 → 1979 Executive Chair of Kenya Commercial Bank
1964 → 1966 Alternative Governor of International Monetary Fund, I.B.R.D. & Its Affiliates
1963 : Treasurery as an under Secretary.
1962 : District commissioner
1961 : District Officer
1957 – 1961 : Appointed to the provincial administrator like a clerk.
John Michuki Personal life
He was the Chairman and majority shareholder of Windsor Golf & country club, Nairobi—which he built after losing the Mlolongo elections of 1988. John Michuki was also the Managing Director of Fairview Investments Ltd and Kangema Farmers Ltd which are involved in coffee farms, tea farms and Real Estate among other things.
John Michuki Family and Children
John Michuki was married to Josephine Watiri Michuki, and has six children (three boys and three girls).
John Michuki Death
John Njoroge Michuki died on 21 February 2012
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