Sylvanus Osoro Biography, Politics, Scandals and Controversy

Sylvanus Osoro is a controversial kenyan politician and the current member of parliament (MP) for South Mugirango Constituency in Kisii County. He a  is a popular Kenyan politician with vast experience in business and governance. He mantains a prominent public presence in mainstream politics and governance issues both at the national abnd county level.

The MP is believed to be a former street boy who faced difficult times while growing up but later found success in politics.

His recent scuffle with Kisii Governor Simba Arati has raised more curiosity among Kenyans over who he really is.

This article will take you through MP Sylvanus Osoro biography, highligting his career, background, politics and controversies which will pique your interest.

Age and Place of Birth

Sylvanus Osoro was born in May 1987, making him 37 years old as of 2024.

Sylvanus Osoro Family

He was the fifth child in a family six, three brothers and three sisters. Their father, Meshack Onyiego, was a secondary school teacher, while their mother Sarah Kemunto, was as a nurse at Kaplong Hospital in Bomet County.

However, things took a turn when his parents died within a span of four months, leaving them in a maze.

Sylvanus Osoro Education

Osoro attended Chemasingi Primary School where he sat for his Kenya Certificate of Primary Education and scored 406 marks. He received an invitation to join Kapsabet Boys High School but was unable to join due to finncial constraints.

Later, by the help of a family friend, he joined Hill Secondary School in Kisiss where he sat for his Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education and scored a B+. He was selected to join Kenyatta University for a Bachelor’s Degree in Education but since he didn’t have passion in teaching, he declined the offer.

He later did CPA 1 and 2 and subsequently enrolled at Mount Kenya University for a Bachelor of Law Degree.

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Sylvanus Osoro Background

Osoro was born in a family that was doing well as both his father and mother had good jobs. His father was a teacher while his mother was a nurse.

His father had started ailing and his condition was far from good. But then something strange happened suddenly. His mother fell ill, and within three weeks she was dead. Due to this sudden shock, his father’s condition also deteriorated and four months later he passed away.