James Orengo is a Kenyan politician and lawyer who is widely popular among Kenyans. This article looks into Orengo’s net worth, biography, personal life, career journey and more details.
James Orengo Age and Place of Birth
The senior counsel was born in 1951 and named James Aggrey Bob Orengo.
James Orengo Education Background
He graduated from the University of Nairobi where he pursued a Law degree and then went to the Kenya School of Law for his statutory post-graduate studies.
James Orengo Career Journey
As a jack of many trades, Orengo is a politician, lawyer, and activist. Politically, he is a member of the Orange Democratic Movement party and holds the seat of Siaya County’s senator.
The Journey started in 1980 serving as Ugenya’s Member of Parliament. He continued vying for this seat and served as the constituency’s representative until 2008 with a short hiatus in between.
After joining forces with former Prime Minister Raila Odinga, Orengo made amends in their relationship after a fallout. In 2013,he was elected to become Siaya’s senator, a position he holds to date.
Additionally, he has served as the Minister of Lands for five years between 2008 and 2013 before taking up his senatorial seat.
His legal career has also been a successful one getting up the ranks to senior counsel during Mwai Kibaki’s presidential tenure.
James Orengo Personal Life
Apart from being a celebrated human rights activist and accomplished lawyer, he is a family man. He is married to Mrs. Rhodah Orengo with whom he is blessed with six children. The couple’s children are Bob, Michael, Zeni, Steven, Josephine, and Lynette Orengo.
Orengo recently gave a thumbs up to boy group, Mbogi Genje, for their artistic work in the song Warena. He celebrated the group and acknowledged it as among the great things the Kenyan youth are doing. This contributed to the song trending at number one on YouTube.
James Orengo Contact
Twitter – @orengo_james
|Real Names||James Aggrey Bob Orengo|
|Age||70 (As of 2021)|
|Place of Birth||Kenya|
|Year of Birth||1951|
|Profession/Career||Politician, human rights activist, lawyer|