The politics arena is filled with many individuals clamoring with the need to gain power and advance to the next level. While the trajectory of growth is not always guaranteed, the drive to constantly work towards greater levels or have more influence on the people is one that never goes away. In Kenya, one such politician, Wycliffe Wangamati is a classic example of what happens when one puts in just enough effort to make it to the top. Additionally, his trajectory as a politician is one that took the road that is less trodden. In this article, we will talk about his life and work.
Wycliffe Wangamati Age and Place of Birth
He was born in the western region of Kenya. His date of birth and exact age are not public information.
Wycliffe Wangamati Early Life, Education and Career
No one is born a politician, but some people are born leaders. While this is a contentious issue, it was the case for one Wycliffe who is now the governor of Bungoma County. Like many people in the early times, his parents sought to get him a good education. It was this learning that set precedence for his very successful and diverse career.
He got this education in the village and proceeded to university where he got a bachelor’s degree from Moi University. He then proceeded to work in a couple of companies with good reputation and this helped build his rapport and a great work ethic. After working at Alexander Forbes and the institute and faculty of actuaries, he went into politics.
The western region of Kenya as always is a hard ground when it comes to politics. There are dominant political parties and the one with the biggest supporters gains heavily. Wycliffe decided to take the road less traveled and vied on the ford Kenya political party seat. Surprisingly, he ousted his rival who was from the more famous jubilee party. Since then, he has been governor of Bunions county.
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Wycliffe Wangamati Personal Life
Governor Wycliffe is married to one Carol Wangamati. Together, they have three children. Their marriage has not been with problems and they seem to be living well together. While the governor won the elections in 2017, it was marked by a lot of incitement and violence. In fact, it was so bad such that he and his opponent were heavily fined for causing fracas.
Wycliffe Wangamati Net Worth and Assets
The governor engages in a couple of entrepreneurial ventures and politics. These make the majority of his income. While his net worth is unknown, he sure is a wealthy man.
|Real name||Wycliffe Wafula Wangamati|
|Place of birth||Kenya|
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