Sam Ongeri Biography
Sam Ongeri was born on 23rd February 1938. He is a Kenyan politician and the current Senator for Kisii County. He has also served as the Kenyan UN Habitat Ambassador.
In 2013 general elections he vied for the Kisii senatorial seat but lost to Chris Obure. He has served as a minister for foreign affairs, minister for education and has also been a member of parliament for Nyaribari Masaba. He is currently the Kenyan UN-Habitat Ambassador. He vied again in 2017 and won the election to become the current senator of Kisii County.
In 2017 he was chosen as Kisii County Senator, turning into the most established individual from the Kenyan Senate. He was the executive of Athletics Kenya from 1974 to 1984.
On 12 September 2012, Ongeri was among a Kenyan assignment meeting in Mogadishu with recently chose Somali President Hassan Sheik Mohamud, when two suicide planes and two shooters wearing government regalia endeavored an assault on the Jazeera Hotel where the authorities had assembled. There were allegedly around 10 losses, among which were three Somali security detail, one AU peacekeeper, and the aggressors themselves. None of the amassed statesmen were harmed. The Al-Shabaab activist gathering later asserted duty regarding the assaults.
Sam Ongeri Age
Politician Sam Ongeri was born 23 February 1938 he is age 81 years as of 2019.
Sam Ongeri Dead
Politician Ongeri is still alive and well as of the time of this writing.
Sam Ongeri Education Background
1959 – 1966: Graduate Student of T.W. Medical school, Bombay (MB,B.S)
1970 – 1972: Student of the University of London (Diploma in child health (DCH))
1971 – 1972: Student of University of London (M.R.C.P)
1973 – 1974: Student (Certificate of Immunology)
Sam Ongeri Political Position
Current Political Position
Current: UN Ambassador
Started 13th February 2013: Coalition Member of Jubilee Alliance
Started 14th January 2013: Member of The National Alliance (TNA)
Previous Political Positions
2012 – 2013: Minister of foreign affairs
2008 – 26th March 2012: Minister of Education
2012 – 4th March 2013: Aspirant Senator for Kisii county
2008 – 4th March 2013: Member of Parliament for Nyaribari Masaba
2007 – 14th January 2013: Member of Kenya African National Union
1998 – 2002: Member of Parliament for Nyaribari Masaba
1997 – 2002: Member of Kenya African National Union
1989 – 1992: Member of Parliament for Nyaribari Masaba
1988 – 1992: Member of Kenya African National Union
1988 – 1992: Minister for technical training and applied technology of Cabin
Sam Ongeri Job History
1993 – 1997: Council Chairman of University of Nairobi
1993 – 1997: Kenya permanent representative of United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP)
1974- 1984: Chairman for athletics Kenya
1973 – 1988: Lecturer/Professor of University of Nairobi
Sam Ongeri Wealth
Sam Ongeri Contacts
- Address: Parliament Buildings
P.O Box 41842 – 00100
- Tel: 0733401710
MESSAGE TO KENYANS:
“Knowledge is power and integrity and hard work promotes peaceful harmony and reconciliation. Let us seek peace and pursue it”