Kipchumba Murkomen
Kipchumba Murkomen with DP William Ruto

Kipchumba Murkomen was born in 1979 in Elgey-Marakwet County in Kenya. He is the current senator of Elgeyo-Marakwet County. He was a founder member of the United Republican Party and a strong member of Jubilee party Alliance.

Kipchumba Murkomen Education Background

Here is the outline of Kipchumba Murkomen’s education achievements and background.

Undergraduate student of  University of Pretoria, South Africa.

Undergraduate student of the American University Washington College of Law in America

Undergraduate student at the University of Nairobi, Bachelors Degree in Law.

Kipchumba Murkomen Political Career

He started to like politics at a tender age, since he was in high school. He was elected by the student body as the dining hall captain.Murkomen then enrolled at the University of Nairobi, where he was the first second year student to be elected chairman of the prestigious Kenya Law Society. This was during a time when the student union had been banned, and he was very instrumental in reforming it.

He served as the chairman of the East Africa Law students society. He was later elected the chairman of Fellowship of Christian Unions’ National Students Executive Council that led over 25 christian unions in universities and colleges.

Kipchumba Murkomen Political Position

Current Political Position

Started 2012 : Member for Elgeyo-Marakwet of United Republican Party (URP)

Started 11th March 2013 : Senator for Elgeyo-Marakwet county

Started 13th February 2013 : Coalition Member of Jubilee Alliance

Kipchumba Murkomen Job History

Lawyer – Sing’oe, Murkomen & Sigei Advocates

Lecturer at Catholic University of Eastern Africa, the University of Nairobi, Moi University.

Murkomen is also a Political analyst

Murkomen Professional and Family Life

Putting aside his political life, Murkomen also practices law in Sing’oe, Murkomen & Sigei Advocates where he is a partner. He brings a wealth of experience in public policy, trade, investment and lobbying having worked for an international law firm and leading lobbying firm in Washington DC. Having previously taught in the Catholic University of Eastern Africa, the University of Nairobi, and Moi University, the Senator still maintains a good relationship with the institutions and occasionally attends as a guest lecturer.
Despite having a busy political and professional life, the Senator’s family comes first.

Kipchumba Murkomen Membership

Chair of the task force of devolution in the ministry of local government

Kipchumba Murkomen is a Member of the Pan African Parliament.

Kipchumba Murkomen Wife, Family and Children

He is happily married to Gladys Wanjiru Kipchumba, with whom they are blessed with two sons and a daughter. Being a devout Christian he is a great believer of the centrality of family unit.

Kipchumba Murkomen Contacts

Tel: 0722 278455
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