HON. CHRISTOPHER MOGERE OBURE, EGH, M.P.(SENATOR KISII COUNTY)
Education, Career and Leadership
Hon. Chris Mogere Obure was born on September 29, 1943 in Bobasi Constituency; Gucha District. He is married with five children. He is the first Senator of Kisii County.
Senator Obure attended Kisii High School for his A-level certificate and the University of Nairobi where he graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree.
Hon. Obure started work in the private sector as an assistant company secretary with Bata Shoe Company where he rose to be the Company Secretary. He also worked for the then East Africa Breweries Company.
- Member of the Chartered Institute of Secretaries and Administrators (UK)
- Member of Kenya Institute of Public Secretaries
- Member of Kenya Institute of Management
Senator Obure has served in various capacities within government having been first elected to parliament in 1983 except in the1992 general elections. He served government in various ministries as an assistant Minister and Minister during the Moi and Kibaki Governments.
Senator Obure focuses on using his long political and government experience to help strengthen leadership within the county, service delivery and legislation that enhances the capacity of the county governments and devolution.