Renson Mulele Ingonga Bio, Age, Career, Salary, and Net Worth.
Renson Mulele Ingonga is the current Director of Public Prosecution following his appointment on August 2023 followed by his swearing ceremony on 25th September 2023. Ingonga took the helm from, Noordin Haji who was moved to a higher rank in the National Intelligence Service where he’s serving as the Director General.
To climb the ladder, Mulele defeated the likes of Danstan Omari, Chief Magistrate Francis Andayi, and others. His appointment was highly influenced by his extensive experience in the criminal field, considering he has worked for the ODPP department closer to a decade. Having worked hand in hand with the former ODPP who was well-known as a performer, we can definitely say Mulele is the right soldier for this battle.
In our feature, we highlight more on the now-approved ODPP Sherrif, we tell more about his career as well as the salary he’ll bagging every month.
Renson Mulele Ingonga Age and Place of Birth
Mulele hails from the Luhya community, born and raised in Kakamega county, however, his date of birth is still unclear.
The Kakamega-born ODPP holds a Bachelor of Law degree from the University of Nairobi. On top of that, he also holds a Master of Laws degree in International Criminal Law from the University of Cape Town.
Mulele has a clean and traceable working record in the civil sector. His journey to serving the public began almost two decades ago starting off as a land registrar in Kilifi County.
In this capacity, he served for 8 years before joining the office of ODPP (DPP then) in 2013 moving to the Nairobi branch. Through hard work and determination, Mulele managed to rise through the ranks becoming an Assistant DPP. Other than sitting as the assistant ODPP, he was also sitting as the local head of the Northern Region Area and the Anti-Corruption and Economic Crimes Unit at the office of ODPP.
Following his successful venture while serving in these positions, the Kakamega native rose to a higher rank in 2023 becoming the ODPP. Mulele was appointed by H.E William Samoei Ruto, taking over from Noordin Haji who had transformed the office to favor the public. Following, his official appointment, Mulele is now expected to take the prosecution officer to a higher rank than his ex-boss.
The battle to win the ODPP Position
Despite his experience, sitting in front of a seven-member interviewing panel led by Solicitor General Shadrack Mose and Cotu Secretary General Francis Atwoli. Mulele faced tough competition from prominent names in the law industry. One of the prominent names in the interview was Danstan Omari who has established himself as one of the best lawyers in Kenya. Below are other participants who appeared before the interviewing panel to hunt for the job.
- Taib Ali Taib
- Chief Magistrate Francis Andayi,
- Then acting DPP Jacinta Nyamosi,
- Former DDP Haji’s chief of staff Lilian Obuo,
- Tabitha Ouya from the ODPP office
- Jacob Nyakundi
- Former IEBC commissioner Thomas Letangule.
- Victor Mule,
- Winston Aswani
- David Mogunde
- James Wahome
- Peter Mungáthia.
Renson Mulele Ingonga Net Worth and Salary
Renson Mulele’s source of income is mainly from his Salary. Now serving as the ODPP he joins the list of the highest-paid public servants earning over Ksh 400K a month. Speaking of his net worth, the ODPP is valued to be over Ksh 40 million.