Nairobi University has been known for nurturing many politicians for a long time. There several political leaders in the country who got their leadership experience in Nairobi University through serving various positions. These leaders are,
a) Kipchumba Murkomen
During his time in the institution, he was elected to chair the Law School Students Society. This is where he gained a lot of leadership experiences.
Murkomen is now the senator of Elgeiyo Marakwet. In the Senate , he served as Majority leader .
b) Ababu Namwamba
Namwamba was a representative of SONU in Parkland Campus. Actually, this is where he started his political experience.
Namwamba served as a Member of Parliament in the Budalangi constituency. He lost his Budalangi seat but was appointed in a top position in the government.
c) Miguna Miguna
Miguna the chair of SONU in 1987. This where probably he got his leadership skills at his tender age.
He held various positions in the grand coalition government where he was the chief advisor of then, Prime Minister Raila Odinga. Miguna was expelled to Canada after swearing in the People’s President.
d) Babu Owino
Babu Owino served as the chairman of SONU the longest term . In his position ,was able to solve some of the issues the comrades had raised.
Owino is now Member of Parliament in Embakasi East.
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