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.
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
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
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
Bishop Margaret Wanjiru Family, Husband and Children
Bishop Margaret Wanjiru was married to Mr Kamangu and has two sons, Stephen Ndimu and Evans Kariuki.