Moses Wetangula’s biography is an interesting one and you definitely need to check it out. This article explores Wetangula’s profile in a number of aspects which include: his family, wife, and net wealth. I will also highlight Wetangula’s latest news.
Moses Wetangula Profile
Moses is a famous politician in Kenya and the current senator representing the people of Bungoma County. He was born on 13th September 1956.
Apart from being a senator he has also served Kenyans in different capacities such as being the Minister of Foreign Affairs between the years 2008 to 2012, and as a Minister of Trade between 2012 to 2013.
Additionally, between the years 2003 to 2013, he represented the residents of Sirisia Constituency as a Member of Parliament.
He began his education at Nalondo Primary School and later proceeded to Busakala Secondary school, Teremi Secondary School, and Friends School Kamusinga before joining the University of Nairobi. In the University he did well, completed and graduated with a Bachelor of Law degree.
His political career began in the year 1992 when he was nominated as KANU Member of Parliament. However, before being appointed, he served as a public officer being the chairman Electricity Regulatory Board and as a magistrate.
He is currently one of the NASA Co-principal, who is pushing forward for the 30th Jan 2018 swearing in of their leader Raila Odinga as the People’s President.
Even though Moses is seen as a successful politician in Kenya, he has been faced with numerous challenges, one of them being the alleged involvement in the Kenyan Tokyo Embassy Scandal.
This allegation made him step aside to give way for proper investigation. He, however, was found not guilty, a thing that boosted his popularity.
Moses Wetangula Wife
Moses has several wives. The first one is Phyllis, who no longer stays with him. The second one was a Bukusu lady, who he had a child with, but left her forcing her to seek court orders to compel him into supporting her and the two children.
The third one is Anne Wacheke Ngugi, who not long ago was accused of battling Moses. His children, also, to the other two children include Fidel, Tamara and Sheila Wetangula.
Moses Wetangula Wealth
Moses is among the wealthiest politicians in Kenya! He owns several properties along Ngong Road in Nairobi, which earned him a lot of cash in a day. Additionally, he has shares in the Wetangula, Adan, Makokha and Company Advocates, which generates additional revenues that contribute to his wealth.
Moses Wetangula Family
Moses’s family is a political family! One of his brothers Tim Wanyonyi is the Wetlands Member of National Assembly. The other brother Fred Wetangula is a renowned Nairobi Businessman. His wealth is estimated Ksh 2.4 billion!
Moses Wetangula Latest News
One of the latest about Moses is the case of him being assaulted by his wife. He had reported the wife and filed a suit indicating that his wife had done him a lot of physical harm during an ordeal in their home in the upmarket estate in Nairobi.
A part of the report by Langata Police states:
“He said he had been accused by his wife Ann of infidelity. That is when, according to him, his wife became furious and attacked him. As a result, he said he sustained injuries on his head, left hand, left leg. He was treated at Karen hospital and issued with a P3 form.”
In the other news, during the August 2017 presidential petition, Moses fought for his bodyguard at the Supreme Court, wanting him to be granted permission to enter into the court.
This led to the firing of the officer, who was accused of disrespecting the law and his superiors by attempting to enter the gun into the courtroom. Moses Wetangula and his team won the petition resulting in the nullification of the presidential election.
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