His full name is Paul Otiende Amollo, currently an advocate by profession. He was born back in time on 1st February 1971 in Kisumu County at Maseno. He is 48 years old as of February 2019.
Otiende Amollo Education Career and Professional Journey
Amollo commenced his education at Maseno Mixed Primary School where he passed with flying colors and joined Maranda Boys’ High School in 1986.
Being academically bright, he emerged to be the top student in 1989 at Maranda High School with a KCSE Mean grade of A (plain). Some of his teachers by then (those currently still alive) always attests that he was a good student, well-behaved and who always followed instructions.
As one of the most achieved Maranda Alumni, he occasionally visits the school to talk to boys and motivates them too. He later joined the University of Nairobi to pursue Bachelor of Laws (LLB) where he obtained his first Degree in 1995.
Apart from having a Bachelor’s Degree in Law at the University of Nairobi, the following are other achievements and milestones that he made in education:
|1996||Diploma in Law||Kenya School of Law|
|1998||Certificate in International Human Rights Law||University of LUND, Sweden.|
|2004||Master’s degree in Master of Laws (LL.M)||University of Nairobi (D.A.A.D. German Academic Exchange Program) Scholarship|
|2011||Advocate of the High Court of Kenya, Commissioner of Oath Certified Public Secretary and Notary Public||Kenyan Government|
|2014||Honorary Doctor of Letters (Honoris Causa) Degree||Maseno University|
Amollo’s Job in the Kenyan Government
Amollo has been one of the reputed Kenyan Advocates of the High Court for a long time (Notary Public, a Commissioner for Oaths and a Certified Public Secretary). He is currently the Member of National Assembly, Rarieda Constituency.
He has ever worked for the Kenyan Government as the Chairperson of the Commission on Administrative Justice (Office of the Ombudsman) since 2011.
He has had other several responsibilities in the country such as:
- Chair of the International Commission of Jurists (Kenya – Section)
- Chair of the Action Aid International (Kenya)
- Secretary General of the East Africa Law Society
- Council Member of the Law Society of Kenya.
Amollo is also a reputable researcher; he has widely researched and presented on the areas of Constitutional Law, theory and practice, the African Human Rights System, the question of HIV/AIDS and the Law.
He currently holds the honor of Elder of the Burning Spear (EBS) of the Republic of Kenya and many other Commendations and recognitions due to his well execution of the duties and responsibilities given to him by the state.
Furthermore, he is a member of the following professional associations:
- The Law Society of Kenya (LSK)
- The International Commission of Jurists (Kenya Chapter)
- The Commonwealth Lawyers Association (CLA)
- The International Bar Association (IBA)
- The East African law Society. (EALS)
- Kenya Legal and Ethical Issues Network on HIV/AIDS (KELIN)
- Founder Member of the Law Forum (University of Nairobi)
- Founder Member of the Steering Committee of the All African Human Rights Pressure Group (AAHR & G)
Otiende Amollo Family, wife and children
Otiende was married to Lilian Amollo years back on exchange of vows in a broad daylight. The two brought forth six children namely Rodney, Miriam, Paula and the triplets namely: Jewel, Jean and John.
Otiende Amollo’s much loved activities
He loves playing football. Currently he plays soccer with Railway Wanderers F.C, the club that was established back in the year 1922. Amollo also loves drama; he discovered his passion while he was still back at Maranda. In fact, he was, capped the best actor in the National Drama Festival.
Moreover, he loves fishing. He even attends fishing expeditions in Lake Victoria and spends his better part of leisure visiting various orphanages which were established by his late father, John Amollo Samba.
Otiende Amollo Net Worth
Even though he keeps his personal matters to do with property and net worth under wraps, Amollo’s value estimation is over Kshs. 100 Million. He has several homes in Nairobi and a posh car valued at millions of shillings.
He also admitted that he has invested heavily in land and shares in a law firm that he owns.
Hon. Otiende Amollo Contacts
Office Phone Number: +254-020 271 6012/15
Office Email Address: [email protected]