Noah Wekesa Biography
Noah Wekesa was born in August 21, 1936. He is a Kenyan politician and a former member of parliament for Kwanza constituency. He was an aspirant governor for Trans -Nzoia county.He is a member of Orange Democratic Movement and a coalition member of Coalition for Reforms and Democracy.
He used to be a rally driver and he has featured in Safari Rally. He has been a chairman of the Kenya Lawn Tennis Association. His son Paul Wekesa is a retired prominent tennis player.
Noah Wekesa Education Background
Undergraduate Student of Edinburgh University in Scotland, Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Medicine ;(Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery (BVMS)
Secondary School Student of Kakamega High School
Noah Wekesa Professional Career
Wekesa has been a Divisional Veterinary Officer (DVO) in Ol Kalou, South Nyanza and Kisii Districts
Served as the Provincial Veterinary Officer (PVO) in Nyanza Province.
He has also been a Private Practitioner (large and small animal practice) in Kitale District, Small Animal Practice in Mombasa and Nairobi.
Noah Wekesa Political Position
Current Political Positions
Started 13th February 2013: Coalition Member of Coalition for Reforms & Democracy
Started 8th February 2013: Member of Orange Democratic Movement
Previous Political Positions
8th February 2013 – 4th March 2013: Aspirant Governor for Trans-Nzoia.
Started 2008: Cabinet Minister of Forestry and Wildlife
2008 – 4th March 2013: Member of Parliament for Kwanza
2007 – 8th February 2013:Member of Party of National Unity
2005 – 2007: Cabinet Minister of Science & Technology
2003 – 2007: Member of Parliament for Kwanza constituency
2002 – 2007 :Member of National Rainbow Coalition
2004 – 2005: Cabinet Assistant Minister of Livestock and Fisheries
2000 – 2002: Member of Ford Kenya
1998 – 2002: Member of Parliament for Kwanza constituency
1988 – 1992: Member of Parliament for Kwanza constituency
1988 – 1992: Cabinet Assistant Minister of Agriculture & Livestock Development
1988 – 1992: Member of Kenya African National Union
Noah Wekesa Committee Membership
- Chairman of the Coordinating Committee of NAC, acted as Chairman of the Council of National Alliance Party of Kenya and appointed to one of 10 elders to create a mechanism of uniting Rainbow Alliance and National Party of Kenya.
- Co-Chairman of a combined Coordinating Committee representing NAK and Co-Chairman of NARC summit.
Noah Wekesa Achievements
He is an accomplished club player in lawn tennis and became the Chairman of Kenya Lawn Tennis Association as well as coaching his son Paul Wekesa who became the first Kenyan to win as Association of Tennis Professionals ranking list in 1998.
He has been a consultant for assessing the capacity of Movement for Change (MDC) structures and personnel while preparing for the 2005 General Elections, part of a 3-man delegation to the House of Commons to meet British Party and Parliamentary Leaders to discuss matters regarding Coalition and Democracy in developing countries, resource person on Coalition Building in Malawi and visiting lecturer for Political Parties in Jakarta in Indonesia.
Noah Wekesa Contacts
Address: Parliament Buildings
P.O Box 41842 – 00100
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