The cabinet secretaKeriako Tobiko Biography
Keriako Tobiko was born on 12th December 1964 in Kajiado county He is the Cabinet Secretary for Environment, a lawyer by profession and former Director of Public Prosecutions of Kenya.
He was designated by H.E the President to replace Prof. Judi Wakhungu in the last bureau reshuffle that was done in January 2018. Prior to his arrangement, Tobiko was the Director of Public Prosecutions, the main holder of the workplace under the Constitution of Kenya 2010 having been first delegated in 2005.
He recently filled in as a chief on the Constitution of Kenya Review Commission, where his differences with its chair seat Yash Pal Ghai would later cause issues down the road for him, as Ghai made introductions against his affirmation as DPP over supposed contribution in a land-snatching conceal. Ghai additionally asserted that Tobiko’s underlying arrangement to the workplace of Director of Public Prosecution was politically roused.
Keriako Tobiko Age
The cabinet secretary for Environment was born on 12 December 1964 in Kajiado County, He is therefore 54 years of age as of 2019.
Keriako Tobiko Father
His father paloshe passed away at 94 years, Uhuru Kenyatta described paloshe as a respected community leader, role model, and patriarch. He was also eulogized as a strong believer in education, who went against all odds to educate his children.
Keriako Tobiko Family | Wife | Children
He is married to Jane Jepchirchir and is blessed with three children; Mike, Lema, and Leki.
Keriako Tobiko Mau Mau | Eviction
With there being over 60,000 people being evicted Members of Parliament have now summoned Environment Cabinet Secretary Keriako Tobiko over the ongoing Mau Mau phase 2 eviction, Environment committee chair Kareke Mbiuki made a statement saying the second round of the Mau Mau evictions was not consultative.
the Members of parliament will be summoning the CS to appear soon to shed more light to parliament on the proposed second phase of eviction which will directly affect over 4000 pupils some of whom are expected to sit for their national exams this year.
Keriako Tobiko Education Background
- 1990-1991: Undergraduate student at the University of Cambridge, Masters Degree in Law
- 1989-1990: Student at Kenya School of Law, Higher Diploma in Law
- 1986-1989: Undergraduate student at the University of Nairobi, Bachelor’s Degree in Law
- Secondary school student at Kanyakine High School in Meru
- Secondary school student at Athi River Secondary School, O Level
- Primary school student at Mashuru Primary School, CPE
Keriako Tobiko Job History
- June 2011: Appointed as the Director of Public Prosecutions of Kenya.
- March 2011: Appointed to team up with Hon. Attorney-General and Solicitor-General to represent GOK in the proceedings before the ICC in relation to the 2007/08 Post Election Violence in Kenya
- August 2010: Re-designated as Chief Public Prosecutor
- March 2010- Present: Appointed by the Hon. Attorney-General as the National contact person in relation to cooperation with ICC from
- 2005: Appointed as Director of Public Prosecutions
- 2000-2005: Commissioner of the Constitution of Kenya Review Commission (CKRC)
- 1999-2002: The Commission (The Njonjo Land Commission) of Inquiry into the Land Law Systems in Kenya.
Keriako Tobiko Membership
- 2010- Present: Alternate to Hon. Attorney General as a Member of The Police Reforms Implementation Committee (PRIC)
- 2009: Adhoc Secretary to the Constitutional Advisory Committee on Prerogatory of Mercy
- 2008-2009: Alternate to Hon. Attorney-General as member of the Ransely Task Force on Police Reforms
- 2008- Present: Member of the Advisory Board of the Witness Protection Agency (WPA)
- 2007- Present: Member of the Commonwealth Group of contact persons on International Cooperation in criminal matters
- 2007- Present: Member of the Governing Council of the National Crime Research Centre (NCRC)
Keriako Tobiko Awards
- Annual civil society, awarded as an exceptional public servant for introducing and promoting reforms at his institution.
- GadhiSmarak Award for Best “A” Level student 1984 (Kenya),
- Barclays Cambridge Commonwealth Scholarship,
- 1990 for Kenya and Pegasus Cambridge Scholarship, 1990
- Fellow of Cambridge Commonwealth Society (FCCS).