Prof George Wajackoyah running mate Justina Wamae is a woman like no other in the daring game of politics. She is another Iron lady after the notorious Deputy President candidate, Martha Karua. Justina Wangui Wamae biography is a sweet life story worth retelling.
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The uprising of Kenyan women in senior positions of leadership is highly notable. It is among the first fruits of constant fighting for gender equality and inclusion in decision-making cabinets.
Roots Party DP Justina Wangui Wamae Biography
Who is Justina Wamae? She is a visionary Kenyan female politician and business lady deputizing Prof George Wajackoyah in the 2022 presidential elections.
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She is as hardworking as the dramatic UK-based professor Wajackoyah with 17 degrees from world-class universities.
How old is Justina Wangui Wamae?
Born in the late 80s, Justina Wamae age is 35 years as of 2022. She is not only a representation of women but also youths and Marijuana consumers.
The youthful Justina is by far the youngest aspiring deputy considering Azimio la Umoja’s Martha Karua is aged 64, Kenyan Kwanza’s Rigathi Gachagua is 57, and Agano Party’s Ruth Mutua is about 40 years old.
Justina Wamae family background
Wamae born and raised in Kibera Slums is the firstborn child in a family of two siblings.
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The 2007 post-election violence in Kenya forced her family to move out and settle at Syokimau.
Sources say the Justina Wamae tribe is Kikuyu from the widespread central Kenya ethnicity.
Justina Wamae education qualifications, CV
Wamae Justina started schooling at Kilimani Primary School in the early 90s. Good grades in the KCPE exam qualified her into Limuru Girls High School for secondary education between 2002 and 2005.
She eventually joined the prestigious Daystar University, graduating in 2010 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Management Information Systems.
Additional qualifications in the Justina Wamae curriculum vitae are listed below.
- 2012: Graduate Diploma in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management from Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supplies UK
- 2014: Masters’ Degree in Purchasing and Logistics from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT)
Most importantly, she is a fanatic of politics and economics books.
Justina Wamae career history
After clearing KCSE, Wamae worked briefly as a British Council exam invigilator for a meagre salary of Ksh. 10,000.
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She would end up jobless for a couple of years after clearing college.
“I used to have some bitterness in my heart. I was thinking (how) I went to school and studied, my grades were impressive (but) why didn’t I have a job?”Justina Wamae.
Speaking on Tuko Talks, Justina intimated how she finally landed a well-paying 8-month contract in the British Council.
Her monthly income from the short-lived job was so good that she was almost tempted to buy a car. Instead, she used the lump sum money to pay for a masters’ degree at JKUAT.
And now, she is a senior manager in a construction company based at Utawala in Nairobi City County.
Justina dutifully oversees shovel machines, graders, self-tipping trucks, and an extended workforce.
Roots Party membership and political involvement
Wamae has always kept a fixed eye on matters of politics. As we speak, she is the managing director at Finpro Association Limited.
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The organization is critical in empowering youth-owned businesses. Besides, she was chair lady of “Warembo na Uhuru’” in the larger Machakos County.
Her influence saw several women coming out with renewed interest in politics.
In 2017, Justina “Wambui” Wamae unsuccessfully vied for the Mavoko parliamentary seat as an independent candidate.
Formerly in Jubilee Party, Justina Wamae is now a proud member of the controversial Roots Party in which she is a running mate to the flag bearer George Wajackoyah.
“I will be a deputy president who will follow instructions, be ready to learn and represent my boss in anything that adds value.”Justina Wamae.
Interestingly, she has not taken bhang before but is a bigwig defender of Marijuana legislation in Kenya.
Justina Wangui Wamae husband, marriage, and children
Wamae is happily married to Alex Kanyi whom she met in 2017 while campaigning to become a Mavoko Member of Parliament.
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Justina and her husband Alex Kanyi are blessed with a 3 years old daughter.
info about their wedding, parents, ancestral home, cars, houses, and net worth remains unconfirmed.
Meanwhile, Wajackoyah running mate photos are making rounds on social media following the release of a controversial 12-point manifesto.
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Justina Wangui Wamae biography narrates the life story of a typical Kenyan raised in a humble family. Her struggle to outgrow the perimeters of poverty continues – but this time for all Kenyans.