Samuel Okemwa is a no-nonsense Kenyan online journalist now aspiring senator Kisii County. The young and ambitious Okemwa is also a vocal Kisii Youtuber with a far-reaching influence in national politics. Various profile facts in Samuel Okemwa biography are mind-blowing.
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Travelling the world and interacting with different cultures exposed and challenged Okemwa into politics. Out of his eye-opening life experiences is a promising youth leader in the country.
5 profile facts in Samuel Okemwa biography
Okemwa is a senator hopeful with a track record of pursuing justice for the voiceless. He also finds it a hobby to hold incumbent leaders responsible.
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He has won great publicity and equally suffered multiple attacks for criticizing corrupt leaders especially those in the Jubilee government.
Away from Samwel Okemwa’s political legacy is an untold life story.
1. Samwel Okemwa comes from Nyaribari Masaba Constituency
Sen Okemwa was born on January 1, 1983, at Sosera Sub-location in Nyaribari Masaba constituency. Therefore, Samuel Okemwa age is 40 years old as of 2023.
The outspoken Okemwa parents are Zablon Okemwa and Teresia Kemunto. He comes from a family of 8 siblings.
Furthermore, Okemwa shares the same parliamentary location with Senator Sam Ongeri from Gesusu.
2. Okemwa is a chemical engineer from UoN and Seneca College of Canada
Coming from a poor background in Sosera did not stop Okemwa from changing his story.
After KCSE exams, the family of Samuel was unable to raise school fees for him.
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Luckily, Menyenya SDA High School gave him a scholarship courtesy of principal Job Ongombe.
Okemwa sized the opportunity to score straight A-grades in his KCSE exams.
In 2002, Okemwa joined the University of Nairobi and graduated in 2006 with a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry.
He later joined Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology for an Advanced Diploma in Chemical Engineering Technology.
Okemwa enrolled at this Canadian college in 2013, graduating in 2016.
3. Okemwa is a long-time resident of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Samuel Okemwa has been staying in Toronto, Ontario, Canada where his close friend Dr Miguna Miguna is a citizen.
Okemwa left Kenya for Canada in search of green pastures upon graduating from UoN and tarmacking for long without a job.
A rare chance of working with the United Nations landed him in Ontario Canada where he has been staying for about a decade now.
4. Samuel Okemwa is a close friend of Dr Miguna Miguna
Okemwa demonstrated close ties with Dr Miguna by welcoming and covering his landing at a Canadian airport following dramatic deportation from Kenya.
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Kenyan journalists relied on Okemwa’s live stream on Facebook for real-time information on the whereabouts of the Kenyan-Canadian attorney.
Stats indicate that his live feed coverage attracted more than half a million views on social media.
Both Okemwa and Miguna are full-time critics of the Kenyan government for being corrupt and encouraging political tyranny.
5. Okemwa is determined to replace Senator Sam Ongeri in 2022
Samuel Okemwa rose to prominence for adding to the heat of NYS and Eurobond scandals that had been surfaced by ODM leader Raila Odinga.
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Even so, he is still a right-hand man in Raila Odinga’s 2022 presidential bid. On the other hand, Okemwa is unsatisfied with the leadership of Kisii County Governor James Ongwae.
Samuel Okemwa believes he will fight for his people upon replacing Professor Samuel Okemwa in the senate.
He is convinced that old-timer politicians have nothing new to offer apart from failed promises.
Elsewhere, Channel 7 News TV EA YouTube channel owner Samuel Okemwa is advocating for the youths in positions of power.
Samuel Okemwa contacts
- Facebook: @SenatorOkemwa
- Email Address: email@example.com
Connect with Samuel Okemwa for his phone number and manifesto details.
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Samuel Okemwa biography sheds more light on his dreams for the people of Kisii County. Overall, his political agenda is driven by a passion to change the Kenyan story from a pit of corrupt leadership to a den of prosperity.