Willis Otieno Biography, Age, Career and Net Worth
Willis Otieno is a Kenyan lawyer who rose to fame following his hilarious statements during the hearing of the 2022 presidential election petition filed by the Azimio la Umoja coalition.
Willis Otieno also drew a lot of attention after sweating profusely while making his remarks at Kenya’s Supreme Court.
Age and Place of Birth
Willis Otieno was born in Nairobi, Kenya on January 15, 1984. His early life, as well as his primary and secondary education, remain unknown.
Willis Otieno’s education has not been widely publicized. He is, nevertheless, a qualified advocate who attended Moi University and the University of Nairobi.
Willis Otieno Law Career
Willis Otieno is an Otieno Ogola and Company Advocates partner. He was a member of the legal team defending the Azimio la Umoja camp’s case to the Kenyan Supreme Court where they sought the nullification of the August 2022 general election results.
On Wednesday, August 31, 2022, Willis Otieno stated that not even the chairman of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission, Wafula Chebukati, knew who the election winner was. Willis compared the electoral procedure employed by Chebukati to a child’s game.
“For a whole day at the National Tallying Center, nobody knew who the winner was, including the commissioners, because tallying had stopped.”
“What Chebukati did is what my grandmother refers to as ‘Nairobi karafuu’, and my niece ‘piky piky ponky, paka mielo disco’ It fell on William Ruto and he said William you are the president” Otieno added.
He was perspiring profusely as he made his submissions. As a result, images of him have been widely shared on the internet around the country. Kenyans have been busy creating memes based on photographs of Willis sweating.
Willis Otieno Wife and Kids
Details of Otieno’s wife and kids are still under wraps. Otieno has neither talked about his wife or kids openly nor has he been seen with her/them in public.
Willis Otieno’s net worth has not been disclosed. He is, nevertheless, a successful advocate who makes the most of his money through his legal career.