Who is Prof. Githu Muigai? Well, this article examines the biography of Professor Muigai, a man with his own great achievement in the world of academia.

So if you would like to know more about this man insofar as his education, family, CV, and salary is concerned, read more below.

Githu Muigai Profile – Who is Prof. Githu?

Prof. Githu Muigai was born on 31st January 1960, and he is the Attorney General of the Republic of Kenya.

He studied at the University of Nairobi from which he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Law.

He then joined the Colombia University School of Law where he got his Master’s degree in International Law and was awarded a doctorate in the year 2002.

Before becoming the Attorney General, he served his people in the Constitution of Kenya Review Commission and at the United Nations (Specialist Rapporteur on contemporary forms of xenophobia, racial discrimination, racism, and related intolerance).

Prof Githu Muigai CV

Prof. Githu Muigai is married with three kids and started his school at St James Kiambu Primary School (1967-1973), then joined Gathiga Secondary School (1974-1977) and Meru High School (1978-1979).

Afterward, he went to the University of Nairobi, Kenya School of Law, and Colombia University School of Law.

He is currently the Associate Professor, Department of Public Law, Faculty of Law, University of Nairobi, and a Senior Partner, Mohamed Muigai, Advocates.

Prof. Githu Muigai Salary

In the year 2017, Treasury raised Prof. Githu Muigai’s basic salary to Ksh 2.7 million per month.

This pay together with allowances rose to Ksh 32.9 million from Ksh 30.8 million, the money he used to earn previously.

The rise in his wage made him be the second-highest-paid public officer after the president.

Prof. Githu Muigai Family & Wife

Prof. Githu Muigai is married with three children. His wife is known as Margret Waringa Muigai.  The children are all adults, who are working and studying at different institutions.

His family believes in truth, justice, honesty, and respect for all, hence the reason why most Kenyans respect and like Prof. Githu Muigai.

Margret Waringa Muigai

Margeret Waringa Muigai is a judge of the High Court. She was appointed to the position of a judge by the former, Chief Justice Willy Mutunga in the year 2014.

Margret is considered by many people especially those who have had their cases heard by her, as one of the most listening and intelligent judges of the High Court of Kenya.

Just like her husband, Prof. Githu Muigai, she has never been implicated in any corruption scandal.

Prof. Githu Muigai Quotes

The top five and famous quotes by Prof. Githu Muigai include;

  1. “The man in front of you today is a mortician; the patient died on the operating table. If you think the patient should have lived, ask the surgeons.”
  2. “I am here to jumpstart your mind from lethargy.”
  3. “You call me Sir, and I call you Sir. The only difference is that YOU will mean it while I don’t!”
  4. “Most women would prefer the sperm of a law professor to that of a law student.”
  5. “We are not authorities in law. By ‘we’ I mean ‘you’. Some of you might be tempted to think that we are in the same category!”

What is the relationship between Prof. Githu Muigai and President Uhuru Kenyatta? Besides being best friends, Prof. Githu Muigai is a biological cousin to President Uhuru Kenyatta.

Due to the excellent relationship that exists between the two, their offices are working together to ensure that Kenya attains its vision 2030.

Githu Muigai Advocates

Mohamed/Muigai Advocates is well known for its services in litigation and dispute resolution, legal advisory and consultancy, and commercial and real estate transactions.

Mugai Advocates is located at K-Plaza (4th Floor), Wood Avenue, off Lenana Road, Kilimani, Nairobi. Many clients like the firm because of its quality services that are offered at relatively affordable prices.


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