Abdulswamad Shariff Nassir Biography, Career, Age, Family and Net Worth

Abdulswamad Shariff Nassir is a Kenyan politician who served two terms as a member of parliament before advancing to a gubernatorial seat in August 2022. The good-looking politician is well-known for his undying support for the ODM party as well as the ODM party leader.

Shariff attributes his political success to Hon. Raila Odinga, who has held his hand since day one. The accomplished politician gained the public eye with how he chaired the committee that was investigating KEMSA scandals with his unique way of asking questions.

The two-time member of parliament declared his bid to run for the gubernatorial seat on an ODM party ticket back in 2021. Having declared his bid he faced tough competition from former senator Hassan Omar who was running on a UDA ticket.

The veteran politician hails from a family of politicians, his father is the late Shariff Nassir, a popular politician and a die-hard supporter of KANU. His father was known for his firm declaration of Moi’s leadership, Moi will continue to rule “Mpende Msipende.”

Away from politics, he is also a chief executive officer of Radio Rahma, a popular station in the coastal region.

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Abdulswamad Shariff Nassir Age and place of Birth

He was born in the coastal region, of Kenya however his date of birth is still unclear.

Abdulswamad Shariff Nassir Parents and Wife

The busy man is the son of the late Shariff Nassir, a popular politician who was too close to the late President Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi. The tall handsome politician is off the market with a lovely wife, three boys, and a daughter.

 Education Background.

He started his schooling in 1981 at the Aga Khan primary school, he later moved to coast Academy where he sat for his KCPE in 1988. After primary level, he proceeded to Lenana High school in 1989 and left the school in 1992 after completing his KCSE. In 1993, he enrolled in a diploma course in aviation, in Nairobi before joining the business.

Career

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Nassir stood on the political podium for the first time in 2013, vying for the position of Member of the parliament of the Mvita constituency. The intelligent politician managed to secure the seat with his first shot on an ODM ticket.

Nassir took over from the current cabinet secretary of tourism Najib Balala who had cemented his name in the political arena in the same position. Having made his way to the 11th parliament the vocal member of parliament was appointed as the committee member in charge of the different committees, including Finance, Planning, and Trade, and Assembly Public Investment.