Justin Muturi Biography
Justin Muturi (Justin Bedan Njoka Muturi) is a Kenyan politician who is the Seventh speaker of the National Assembly of Kenya in office since 2013. He came to the public light after he contested the seat of the speaker, beating Kenneth Marende of ODM after the 2013 general elections.
He is the first speaker to serve following the re-establishment bicameral Parliament as mandated by the 2010 constitution. Muturi was first elected as a member of KANU to represent the then Siakago constituency (now Mbere North in Embu county) in parliament following a by-election in 1999.
Justin Muturi Age
Muturi was born on April 28 th, 1956 in Mbeere, Embu county. He is 63 years old as of 2019. Muturi is a Kenyan by nationality.
Justin Muturi Family
Muturi was born to Kenyan parents. Details about his late father are not disclosed to the media. His mother Virginia Ciarùnji Njoka passed on27 May 2018. There are no details regarding his siblings.
Justin Muturi Education
Speaker Muturi joined Kangaru Boys High School and later joined University of Nairobi’s school of Law in 1978 and successfully graduated with a Bachelor of Law degree in 1981.
He later went to Kenya School of Law for a Post Graduate diploma in Law in 1997 to 1999. The Speaker became an advocate of the High court of Kenya when he was admitted to the Bar in 1982.
Justin Muturi Political Positions
Current Political Positions
Started 28th March 2013: Speaker of the National Assembly
Started 13th February 2013: Coalition Member of Jubilee Alliance
Started 8th February 2013: Member of The National Alliance (TNA)
Previous Political Positions
8th February 2013- 4th March 2013: Aspirant MP for Mbeere North
1999-8th February 2013: Member of Kenya African National Union
2008- 2013: National Organizing Secretary for KANU
2003- 2007: Opposition chief whip
2003- 2007: Member of Parliament for Siakago
1999 – 2002: Member of Parliament for Siakago
Justin Muturi Speaker of the Kenya National Assembly
Muturi is the seventh Speaker of the National Assembly of Kenya. He is the first Speaker to serve following the reestablishment of a bicameral Parliament, as mandated by the 2010 Constitution.
On 28 March 2013, Muturi won the speakership after a second round of voting by Members of the National Assembly, beating former speaker Kenneth Marende by a 229 – 219 margin.
Justin Muturi Job History
His career in Law began in 1982 when he was admitted to the bar as an advocate of the High Court, Kenya
During his tenure in the judiciary, he was elected the chairman, Kenya Judges and Magistrate Association.
From 1989 – Up to 1991: Senior Magistrate of Judicial Service Commission
From 1985 – Up to 1989: Resident Magistrate of Judicial Service Commission
From 1982 – Up to 1984: District magistrate of Judicial Service Commission
Justin Muturi Committee Membership
April 2011: Appointed as the chairman of the Centre for Multiparty Democracy (CMD), a civil society group that deals with democracy issues in multi-party politics.
2008- 2010: PNU constitution committee chairman, during the national constitutional talks
2003-2007: Chairman of the public Investment Committee, the longest serving chair the watch-dog committee.
1999-2004: Member of the select committee on constitutional Review
where he participated in the constitutional Review conference meetings in Bomas of Kenya.
He was a member of the Africa Parliamentarians Network Against Corruption.
Global Organisation of Parliamentarians Against Corruption
Member of Parliamentary Network on the World Bank.
Justin Muturi Contacts
Address: P. O. Box 60512 Nairobi
Tel: 020 244805/8 / 0722529778
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Justin Muturi Net Worth And salary
Muturi’s Salary as a Speaker is comprised of Ksh. 980,000 Basic Salary, Ksh. 420,000 in allowances to bring it to a total of Ksh. 1,400,000
Justin Muturi Foundation
Justin Muturi Foundation strongly believes in sustainable development through restoring the growth order – Planet, People, and Profit. We seek to catalyze the achievement of this by focusing on social enterprises in the given communities. Current efforts are geared towards the empowerment of a 10 member Cohort that will serve as the ambassadors for the fellowship program.