Bishop Margaret Wanjiru

Hon. Bishop Margaret Wanjiru biography and profile

Hon. Bishop. Dr. Margaret Wanjiru: Date of Birth: 22nd December 1961

Dec. 18 2012: Margaret Wanjiru declares her candidature for Nairobi’s governor seat on an ODM ticket.

Margaret Wanjiru is a Kenyan politician. She belongs to Orange Democratic Movement and was elected to represent the Starehe Constituency in the National Assembly of Kenya since the Kenyan parliamentary election, 2007.

Bishop Margaret Wanjiru

Bishop Margaret Wanjiru

She risked losing her parliamentary seat after a vote recount carried out in 2010 indicated that her opponent Maina Kamanda (PNU) won the election with a clear margin.As a result a by-election was held on September 20, 2010, but Wanjiru retained the seat beating Kamanda.

Commitee Membership: 2008 to Date: Kenya Women Parliamentary Association – Member

Employment History

2008 to Date: Assistant Minister, Ministry of Housing

2007 to Date: Member of Parliament, Starehe Constituency

2002 to Date: Presiding Bishop – Jesus Is Alive Ministries

1994 to 2002: Founder & Director Jesus Is Alive Ministries.

1989 to 1993: Evangelist.

1987: Self employed (Business Lady)

1985:  Business Manager

1984:  Sales Executive

1983:  Sales Girl

1982: Office Cleaner & store keeper

1981:  Toilet Cleaner (Janitor) & Car cleaner

1980:  Hawker

Bishop Margaret Wanjiru Education

2009: Completed Executive Leadership course in Governance, Harvard University U.S.A

2003: Honorary Degree in Divinity, U.S.A

2002: Ordained as an Apostolic Bishop

1997: Ordained as a Reverend

1979: Secondary School “O Level”

1975: Primary School


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