Peter Munya Biography, Age, Career, Education, Family, Wife, Net Worth

Peter Gatirau Munya is the cabinet secretary of, Ministry of Agriculture in Kenya. He was appointed into office on 14 January 2020 by president Uhuru Kenyatta when he reshuffled his cabinet.

Before then, he had served as the minister of trade and industrialization as well as a minister of East African Community and northern corridor development.

Munya was the first governor of Meru County and the second chairman of the council of governors (COG). From 2002 to 2013, Munya was serving as a member of parliament for the Tigania East constituency. He is the party leader of PNU, which he used to vie for the gubernatorial seat in the 2017 general elections.

Peter Munya Birthday and Early Life.

Munya was born in 1969 at Muthaara, Tigania east constituency of Meru County. He is the son of Jackson Munya M’Rukunga and Grace Mwakithi. He was raised in his rural home until he gained enough knowledge to storm out and find his way.

Early Education.

He completed his primary school education at the local primary school and proceeded to chogoria boys where he sat for his O level examinations and passed with good grades. He then joined Meru School for his A levels. At Meru school, he was the chairman of the debating club and a winner of the provincial public speaking competition.

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Peter Munya Law Career.

After completing his A-level studies, he joined the University of Nairobi for a bachelor’s degree in law (LLB)from where he graduated in 1993. At the University of Nairobi, he was elected twice as the chairman of the Kenya Law Students Society. (KLSS). After graduation, he took up an internship at Kamau, Kuria, and Kiraitu advocates in Nairobi.

In 1995, he received a scholarship from Belgian Embassy to study for a master’s degree in law at the University of Brussels in Belgium. He undertook and attained a master’s degree in international law (International economic integration law). Munya furthered his studies at the University of Georgia where he enrolled and attained a second master’s degree in law (public and international law).

Peter Munya Work and Experience.

Upon his return to Kenya, he took up a job as a law lecturer at the Kenya school of monetary studies and the Kenya school of professional studies.

He was appointed as a lecturer of law at Moi university Eldoret in 2000 where he taught in the departments of public and private law. In 2002, he left Moi university to set up Kimaiyo and Munya Advocates.

In his law career, Munya has dealt with several high-profile cases under his law firm along with his colleagues. He has worked with cases in both national and international Law.

Academic and Professional Recognition.

Munya was published in the Boston University international law journal under the title “The role of the Organization of African Unity in Conflict Resolution and Dispute settlement in Africa” in 1977.

In 2002, He was Published in the Moi university journal under the title “The role of the international court of justice in resolving African disputes: past, present and future prospects”.

Marriage and Family.

Munya is married to one phoebe Munya and together they have two children; Karauni and Nkio.

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Peter Munya Wealth and Assets.

Cs Munya’s wealth, net worth, and assets will be updated as soon as reliable information is sourced.

Peter Munya Political Career.