What you didn’t know about Kitui South MP, Dr. Rachael Kaki Nyamai


27th March 2019

By pat safari

Kitui South MP Rachael Kaki Nyamai is among vocal female politicians in Ukambani region.

Hon Kaki is also among few Kamba politicians who won in 2017 general election on Jubilee Party ticket.

The second time MP is an ardent supporter of Jubilee government, she led President Uhuru Kenyatta’s re-election in Kitui during the last polls.

Here are facts you didn’t know about the Jubilee Party lawmaker:

1. Birth

Nyamai was born on 28 August 1976 in Kitui County.

She was raised and schooled at Kyatune Primary School and later went to Muthale Girls High School.

2. Graduate

The Kitui South MP holds Bachelors Degree in Education from the Kenyatta University.

She also holds a Degree in Sociology from the Kenyatta University.

3. PHD

In 2010, Nyamai graduated with Ph.D. in Global Health from the University of Arhus, Denmark.

4. Lecturer

Before venturing into politics in 2013, Nyamai was a lecturer at the Kenyatta University between 2011 and 2012.

5. Married

Nyamai is married and has children.

She is also a staunch Christian and a church elder.

6. Politics

Rachael joined politics in 2013 and was elected first female Kitui South MP in the 2013 general election on NARC party ticket.

She unseated Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka’s political ally Issac Mulatya Muoki.

Rachael has spoken *1498* times in parliament since 2013.

In 2015, she fell-out with Governor Charity Ngilu’s NARC party and joined Jubilee.

In 2017, Nyamai won re-election on Jubilee Party and has been supporting President Uhuru Kenyatta’s development agenda.

There are claims that Nyamai could bid for the Kitui governor seat in near future.