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Didmus Barasa Biography, Net Worth, Personal Life, Career Journey

Didmus Barasa Biography, Net Worth, Personal Life, Career Journey

Didmus Wekesa Barasa Mutua is a Kenyan politician from Bungoma County who has been in the spotlight after he was charged with assault. The politician was arraigned and later released on bond. This article looks into Didmus Wekesa Barasa’s biography, highlighting his background, career journey, and personal life.

Age and Place of Birth

He was born in Bungoma County where his parents brought him up. 

Education Background

Wekesa Didmus attended Kimilili Secondary School where he graduated then got placement at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Electrical & Electronic Engineering. He did not stop there and furthered his studies at Australia’s University of Queensland.

At Queensland, he pursued a graduate degree in Occupational, Health, Security, and Safety Science.  Barasa’s latest educational leap was in a Security Systems Audit program at the University of Sydney in Australia. He completed that graduate diploma in 2009.



Education Institution


2008 2009 The University of Sydney, Australia Graduate Diploma in Security Systems Audit
2008 2009 The University of Queensland, Australia Master of Occupational, Health, Security and Safety Science (Distinction)
2001 2005 Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology Bachelor of Science in electrical & Electronic Engineering
(2nd class Honors Upper Division)
1996 2000 Kimilili Secondary School Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education

Career Journey

The first professional endeavor Hon. Didmus Wekesa undertook was being a Kenya Armed Forces Captain for the Tech Wing. He headed the Shell Company in Australia in a management position. Regional qhse manager ea was his next area of work from 2012 in charge of logistics in a number of countries including Kenya, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Uganda, Tanzania, and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Barasa got into the political arena in 2017 after he was elected into a Parliamentary seat representing the people of his hometown, Kimilili Constituency. 

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Personal Life, wife and Family

He was arraigned at Kimilili Court on Monday 2nd August 2021 facing charges of assaulting a contractor and musician causing bodily harm to Masinde Stephen, alias Steve Kay at Lurare Baptist Primary School. Barasa denied the allegations and was released on a Ksh 150,000 bond and a Ksh 100,000 bail. He was represented by Brian Khaemba, Wekesa’s lawyer who stood by his client calling for justice to be delivered.

Real Names Didmus Barasa Wekesa
Age 40s (As of 2021)
Nationality  Kenyan
Education Level Graduate 
Place of Birth Bungoma
Birth Sign N/A
Year of Birth 1970s
Religion  Christian
Spouse  N/A
Children  N/A
Profession/Career Politician, Instructor
Net Worth N/A

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