Abdulswamad Shariff Nassir is the MP for Mvita Constituency in Mombasa County. He is the son of the late KANU stalwart Shariff Nassir who is famed for his declaration that KANU and President Moi will continue to rule ‘Mpende Msipende’.
His first jab at elective politics was in 2013 when he vied for the Mvita seat and clinched it on an ODM ticket. He is the successor of Najib Balala in the Constituency.
In the 11th Parliament he is a Member of National Assembly Departmental Committee on Finance, Planning and Trade and also a Member of National Assembly Public Investments Committee.
Abdulswamad Shariff Nassir is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Radio Rahma located in Mombasa
Mvita Member of Parliament Hon. Abdulswamad Shariff Nassir has been ranked among the leaders working towards the betterment of education sectors in their Constituencies and County government.
He has been at the forefront of promoting education and gracing major education events in the support of the course. The Mp has continued urging parents to take their students to school.
Parents and Siblings
Talking about his family background, Nassir was born in Majengo, Mombasa, where his entire extended family lived, coincidentally, Abduswamad in the year 1981 joined Aga Khan primary school, where he stayed for four years before shifting to coast academy where he did his KCPE in 1988.
He then proceeded to Lenana high school in 1989 where he did his KCSE in 1992, and thereafter in 1993 enrolled for a diploma course in aviation in Nairobi before getting into the business. Details concerning his parents are still under review and will be updated when this information is available.
Sheriff Nassir Wife
Sheriff likes to keep his personal life private hence information about his dating life is not available. It is therefore not known whether he is married or has any children. However, this information will be updated as soon as it is available.
In January, 2016, Mvita MP Abdulswamad Shariff Nassir met the wrath President Uhuru Kenyatta for receiving “the famous “BROWN ENVELOPE” and failing to deliver.
He was expected to convert the people of Mombasa from CORD to JUBILEE according to what he had promised but failed when people booed him in a public rally chanting ODM slogans.
In the evening in the Presence of other people, President asked him why he failed on a mission but had no good explanation. The president went berserk when the MP told him that he has realized money can’t buy people.
“My friend, I sent you on a mission to convince the Mvita people, and bring them back to Jubilee, what happened? You gave me your word that you were going to do it and I trusted you with my money”
In July 2014, Mvita MP Abdulswamad Shariff Nassir was overcome with emotion and wept in public while he addressed his constituents over the rampant insecurity in Mombasa County.
The MP who was presiding over the award of bursary to college and university students from his constituency stopped in his speech and wept while bowing his head over the podium as he spoke about the state of insecurity in Mombasa county complaining of the rising number of cold blood murder of innocent residents. The MP said insecurity had become a major concern for his constituents while singling out the killings in Mpeketoni, Kilifi, Tana River, Likoni and Changamwe.
In March 2016 Mvita MPs’ only bodyguard was withdrawn and asked to return his gun. Abdulswamad however said had no gun and never owned a gun and so was surprised to be asked to return the same. He said that was sheer intimidation by the government after the Malindi by-election.
Sheriff Nassir Salary
According to our reliable source, MPs in Kenya earn a monthly basic taxable salary of Kshs. 532,500 and a number of allowances, meaning each member gets an average minimum gross salary of Ksh1,378, 000. The allowances include mileage, sitting and responsibility perks.
Besides their salaries, MPs are entitled to a mortgage loan, car loan and medical cover facility. It is noteworthy that the mortgage and car facilities are loan facilities that are granted to MPs on interest and payable within five years being their term of office.
Sheriff Nassir Net Worth
Sheriff has not revealed his net worth. He is a simple person and never likes to attract public attention by publicly displaying his wealth. However, this section is under review, we will update you when details about his net worth are revealed.
Abdulswamad Shariff Nassir contacts
PO BOX 16735, Mombasa, Kenya
Telephone: 0722333109, 0737333109
Twitter: @Asnassir on; FACEBOOK