Millicent Omanga Biography, Career, Age, Husband, Family, Education and Net Worth
Millicent Omanga is a controversial Kenyan politician serving as a nominated Senator on the Jubilee party, she is also a newsmaker with a huge following on her social media platforms. The curvy good looking Senator hails from the Gusii being born in Kisii
The jovial legislator is well known for her undying support for the Deputy President in his presidential bid. Her dancing moves that always leave ‘netizens’ in awe are some of the things that you just can’t hate her.
Omanga joined Ruto’s camp in 2020 after things started scrambling in Jubilee and members had to choose where their loyalties lie between Uhuru Kenyatta and William Ruto who were the key pillars of the party.
Omanga has been selected as the United Democratic Alliance flag bearer in the Woman rep seat in the upcoming 2022 election.
Millicent Omanga Age and Place of Birth
Omanga was born on 30th May 1982 in Kisii County, Kenya
Millicent Omanga Family
She was born as the firstborn daughter in a family of seven to Mr.Omanga and Joyce Omanga. Her father was a family man and hard worker and provided everything they needed as a family.
His father served as a mechanic with the Postal Corporation of Kenya but passed in 1999. Her father’s death was a huge blow to the family since her mother was a housewife and she had no job.
Before her father’s death, Mr. Omanga had built a five-bedroom house that was sitting on a two-acre land in Ongata Rongai, Kajiado.
The trials to bury his father in Kajiando took a u-turn after a delegation of ‘wazee’ from Kisii village demanded her father be buried in ancestral land.
During the burial, many promised they will step in and help her mother to cater for the raising of her seven kids only for them to hit the bushes after the burial. In order to make ends meet, mother Joyce ended up blustering stones and sold the ‘Kokoto’.
In addition, she also ventured into farming until she managed to educate her daughters.
The magnificent legislator attended Mumbi Girls High School where she completed her O-levels in 1999. She was unable to join any university at that time due to different circumstances, but she later enrolled in Medical Training College through a well-wisher.
She later joined the University of Nairobi where she pursued a Journalism related course.
Millicent Omanga Husband and Kids
Omanga is a wife and a proud mum of two. She is married to Dr. Francis Nyamiobo, a medical doctor and they have been together for ten years now. According to Omanga, her husband is one of her strongest supporters of her and he has played a huge role in her political career.
Millicent Omanga Salary and Net Worth
As a nominated Senator she receives the same lucrative earnings as other elected Senators. Senators in Kenya receive an estimated salary of Kes 600,000 without allowances which sums up to Kes 300k.
Being raised in a humble background Omanga was not better than any other Kenyan as she began her journey to success from scratch. After completing her media course she joined the hustling field where she began with a small business selling bedsheets where she owned a ‘kasmall’ shop in town.
One day when she was chilling in town waiting for a customer to purchase her bedsheets, she received a call that changed her life for the better. According to Omanga, she was in her shop when the then Energy CS, Chirchir called her and asked her if she was in Nairobi.
The CS instructed her to appear in his office the following day since she was nominated as one of the KenGen directors. At that time KenGen was holding its annual general meeting. The nomination came as a shock since she had not expected to be appointed to such a position.
The gorgeous Senator unleashed her political ambition in 2017 when she made an attempt to unseat Rachael Shebesh on a Jubilee party ticket. However, she was defeated in the party nomination and she was ruled out of the race.
Despite being ruled out she was lucky as her political passion was noticed by the Deputy President, Dr. William Samoei Ruto who has played a huge role in her career.
The DP helped her secure a nomination to Senate through the Jubilee party where she has gained experience in that field. She began raising to fame when things became uncontrollable in Jubilee and the party divided into two with members following either the President or Deputy President.
Having been helped by the Dp she was among the first soldiers to join the DP camp in UDA. In 2020 she was in a tight spot after it was discovered she was among the senators who voted for the removal of Kithure Kindiki as deputy speaker, but she refuted the claims.
Since joining the UDA brigade she has been hitting the spotlight with her supporting stint. Recently, she was given a direct nomination to run for the women’s rep seat in Nairobi on a Jubilee ticket. ‘Mama Kanairo’ as she is commonly known will be battling other nominees from other parties.