Justin Muturi Biography, Age, Early Life, Family, Education, Career, Net Worth

April 09, 2022

Justin Muturi

Justin Muturi is a Kenyan politician who is currently serving as the seventh Speaker of the National Assembly of Kenya.

He has been in office since 2013 and is the first Speaker to serve following the reestablishment of a bicameral Parliament, as mandated by the 2010 Constitution.
We'd be Justin Muturi's biography, date of birth, age, early life, family, wife, political career, net worth, houses, cars, social media handles and more.

Justin Muturi Profile

Before we proceed, let's take a look at Justin Muturi's profile and a few things you'd love to know about him:
Full names: Justin Bedan Njoka Muturi (popularly known as JB)
Date of birth: 28th April 1956
Age: 66 years (2022)
Nationality: Kenyan
Marital status: Married
Education: University of Nairobi
Occupation: Singer
Political party: TNA
Net worth

Justin Muturi Biography and Educational Background

Justin Muturi was born on the 28th of April, 1956 in Mbeere District, Kenya. He joined Kangaru Boys High School, after which he joined the University of Nairobi’s School of Law (1978), successfully graduating with a Bachelor of Law degree in 1981.

Muturi thereafter proceeded to Kenya School of Law for a Post Graduate Diploma in Law. He became an advocate of the High court of Kenya when he was admitted to the Bar in 1982.

Career and Politics

Between 1982 and 1997, Justin Muturi served as a principal magistrate before retiring from judicial service. He also served as the chairman of the Judges and Magistrates Association during the time. He was a member of the Africa Parliamentarians Network Against Corruption, Global Organisation of Parliamentarians Against Corruption and the Parliamentary Network on the World Bank.

Muturi was first elected as a member of the Kenya African National Union to represent Siakago Constituency in Parliament following a 1999 byelection. In 2002, he won reelection, serving as opposition chief whip and chair of the Public Investment Committee during the 10th Parliament. He vied for re-election in 2007 but lost to Lenny Kivuti.

From 1999 to 2004, Muturi served as a member of the Parliamentary Select Committee on the constitutional review. In November 2008, he was elected KANU National Organising Secretary and was the PNU constitution committee chairman during the national constitutional talks from 2008 to 2010. 

In April 2011, he got appointed as the chairman of the Centre for Multiparty Democracy (CMD), a civil society group that deals with democracy issues in multi-party politics.

In 2013, he ran for the Mbeere North parliamentary seat as a member of The National Alliance party but was defeated by Muriuki Njagagua.

Social Media Handles

You can connect with Justin Muturi on:
Twitter @SpeakerJBMuturi

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