Kenya’s crop of past and present politicians form an intertwined web of leaders who either originate from same family or are connected through marriages.
Below is the list of several politicians who are relatives
1. Rongai MP Raymond Moi and Baringo Senator Gideon Moi
Gideon Moi is a Kenyan politician who has served in the Senate of Kenya, representing Baringo County, since 2013. He was elected with a landslide win of over
Raymond was re-elected on a Kanu ticket in 2017. The two are sons of the Late former president Daniel Arap Moi
2. Raila Odinga and Jakoyo Midiwo
Former Gem MP Jakoyo Midiwo who is a first cousin to Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leader Raila Odinga and close ally.
The former MP ditched ODM following allegations of botched party nominations in 2017 and vied for the parliamentary seat as an Independent candidate which he lost. He recently reunited with his party leader ahead of 2022 elections.
3. Elizabeth Ongoro and Otiende Amollo
Mrs Ongoro is the elder sister to accomplished lawyer and Rarieda MP Otiende Amollo.
In 2017, Ongoro was also involved in yet another scuffle during Ruaraka nominations. Following the controversy, she defected from ODM to Amani National Congress. She however lost to Kajwang’ during 2017 polls.
4. Kalonzo Musyoka and Jane Muasya
Jane Muasya is the sister in law to Kalonzo Musyoka.
Back in August 2017, former Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka caused quite a stir after he nominated his sister-in-law – Jane Muasya, to be a Wiper senator. Jane is his wife Pauline’s sister
5. Uhuru Kenyatta and Beth Mugo
The two are cousins who served in the ninth and 10th parliaments as lawmakers.
6 .FORD Kenya leader Moses Wetang’ula and Westlands MP Tim Wanyonyi
They are brothers
7.Bomet East MP Beatrice Kones and her son-in-law Belgut MP Nelson Koech
Stephen Ntutu and his brother Patrick Ntutu
While Stephen served as the senator for Narok constituency, his younger brother Patrick was elected to represent Narok West constituency in 2013.