Kethi Kilonzo Biography
Kethi Kilonzo was born on 21st February 1977. She is a Kenyan lawyer, lecturer and accountant. She is the daughter of the late Makueni senator Mutula Kilonzo and is most notable for her performance as the head counsel for AFRICOG’s (Africa Centre for Open Governance) petition against the declaration of Uhuru Kenyatta as the president of Kenya
Kethi was not known by many up untill 2013 when she represented the African Center for Open Governance (AFRICOG) in the election petitions after President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared the fourth president of the republic of Kenya after the elections of 4th March 2013. AFRICOG had filed the petition alongside the main opposition party, the coalition for reforms and democracy (CORD) which was led by Raila Odinga. Even though they lost the petition, Kethi gained reputation as one of the most eloquent and bright lady lawyers who understood the law.
Kethi Kilonzo Education
She joined the University of Nairobi in 1997 for her Bachelor Degree in Law and joined the Kenya School of Law for a diploma in law before being admitted to the Bar.
Kethi then returned to University of Nairobi (UoN) where she did a Masters of Law degree in Public Finance.
Kethi Kilonzo Career
She is the daughter of the late Makueni senator Mutula Kilonzo and is most notable for her performance as the head council for AFRICOG’s (Africa Centre for Open Governance) petition against the declaration of Uhuru Kenyatta as the president of Kenya.
Kethi has acted for former President Moi in a number of cases, including one in which former MP Mak’Onyango claimed he was unlawfully detained during the 1982 attempted coup. Based on her submission to the court, the then High Court judge Kalpana Rawal absolved the former Head of State from any liability on grounds that there was no evidence of personal misconduct in the detention of the petitioner.
In the first case that touched on the issue of dual citizenship, Kethi represented former Wajir South MP Mohammed Sirat in a matter that he was required to take plea as an Australian citizen before the Chief Magistrate’s Court.
Kethi was also one of the lawyers in the case Kanu filed against the then Narc Government on the Kenyatta International Conference Centre ownership dispute.
Ms Kethi Kilonzo has won the hearts of Kenyans on the social media and is now the talk of town even before the presidential election petition gets under way this morning, owing to her manner of prosecuting the case.
Kethi Kilonzo Family
Kethi Kilonzo is the daughter of the late Makueni county senator- Mutula Kilonzo. She is the sister to the Makueni county senator Mutula Kilonzo Jnr
Kethi Kilonzo Son
Kethi Kilonzo is not married but she is a proud mother of a son – Mumo Kilonzo
Kethi Kilonzo Husband
Kethi Kilonzo represents the independent ladies who can fend for their families single handedly. Kethi Kilonzo is not married, but she is proud to be a mother. She has beaten all odds to emerge a successful lady.
Kethi Kilonzo Age
Kethi Kilonzo was born 21 February 1977
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