Susan Kihika, is a Kenyan lawyer and politician, who is the current elected Senator for Nakuru County. She was elected to that position in 2017. Prior to that, she served as the first female elected speaker of Nakuru County Assembly. Susan Wakarura Kihika is also the President of the IPU Bureau of Women Parliamentarians.
SUSAN KIHIKA BIOGRAPHY
She was born in Nakuru County circa 1974. Her father is a Moi-era politician, the late Kihika Kimani (1930–2004). Susan is one of the 41 children that her father sired. She was his sixth child with his second wife, Alice.
n a six-page letter that was at the centre of a fight for the late Nakuru East MP Kihika Kimani’s estate, Kimani praised his daughter Susan, saying she is the daughter he loves most.
A handwritten letter dated October 28,1002 attached to a Nakuru court file was crucial in the determination of who gets what share of his property valued at over Sh600 million.
Nakuru Assembly Speaker Susan Warura Kihika, who is among the deceased’s 41 children, was given 10 acres and described as a good girl. “This is the girl I love the most. She did me god in America (sic),” reads the letter on the first page
SUSAN WAKARURA KIHIKA EDUCATION AND CV
|2003||2006||SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIVERSITY, TEXAS USA||JURIS DOCTOR LAW|
|1996||2000||UNIVERSITY OF NOTHERN TEXAS, USA||BA. POLITICAL SCIENCE GOVT.|
|1989||1992||BISHOP GATIMU NGANDU HIGH SCHOOL||K.C.S.E|
Following susan kihika graduation from law school, she worked in the public service. Later she left public service and established The Kihika Law Firm in Dallas, Texas. In 2012, after 20 consecutive years in the United States, Susan left and returned to her native Kenya
PREVIOUS EMPLOYMENT/SERVICE HISTORY:
|2013||2017||COUNTY GOVT. OF NAKURU||SPEAKER|
|2010||2013||KIHIKA LAW FIRM||ATTORNEY|
|2006||2010||DALLAS COUNTY DISTRICT .ATTORNEY||ASS. DISTRICT ATTORNEY|
She was born in 1974
Susan Kihika Husband / Married
She was previously in a relationship with Sam Mburu who is a businessman, and one of the close friends to deputy president William Ruto. Furthermore, Mr. Mburu had a relationship with Beatrice Wanjiku before he met Susan. Mburu and Beatrice are blessed with two children. Unfortunately, The two divorced in 2016. Susan, however, filed for a divorce in 2018.
her ex-husband Sam Kamau Mburu, is one of the few billionaire businessmen who has managed the herculean task of flying under the radar.
Mburu and susan Kihika hit it off during the colourful Jubilee campaigns of 2012-2013 when the Senator returned to Kenya from a 20-year hiatus in the USA.
Friendship soon blossomed into love and the two became inseparable after the General Elections, leading to the highly-publicised divorce between Mburu and his first wife Beatrice Wanjiku.
The marital crisis between the wheeler-dealer and the Senator susan kihika is said to have climaxed erupted in early July 2018, when Mburu in trouble with the authorities. This allegedly drove him into depression and he turned to heavy drinking leading to marital problems and eventually their divorce and end to their 5-year union.
Following his separation from Kihika, the Nakuru Senator has kept her personal life away from the limelight.
Away from work, Kihika is an outdoor person who loves nature and activities like rock climbing, hiking, boating and camping.
SUSAN KIHIKA CHILDREN
The mother of two girls (not sired by Mburu), Tiffany, 22, and Ashley, 20, says balancing the roles of mother and politician is akin to sitting on a knife’s edge.