Being rich is simply having a lot of money or income. Becoming rich involves a lot of hard work, patience, and time. In Kenya, the richest politicians have the responsibility of directing national policies, and also controlling the commonwealth.
This, unfortunately, is the avenue for them to dip their hands into the nation’s treasuries; becoming obscenely rich in the process.
Some of the richest politicians in Kenya were handed wealth with their parents who were also leaders. At the same time, some attained their wealth through their lucrative positions and business.
Below are the richest politicians in Kenya;
1. Uhuru Kenyatta
He is the fourth president of Kenya. His source of wealth includes; CBA bank, Peponi schools, Brookside Dairy, Mediamax group, Great rift valley lodge, Naivasha, and Voyager Beach resort.
2. William Ruto
He is the deputy president of Kenya. His sources of wealth include; A fleet of cars worth millions, Thousands of acres across the country, Four choppers, New residence in Uasin Gishu, Hotels in Mombasa and Mara, Weston hotel, Amaco Insurance, and Residential property along Jogoo road.
3. Kalonzo Musyoka
He is a Kenyan politician who was the tenth vice president from 2008 to 2013. His sources of Wealth include; 600 acres of land around different parts of the country, International investments, owns apartments in Nairobi and a Chopper estimated at Sh 800 million, and Law firm making millions a month.
4. Nicholas Biwott
He is was a Kenyan politician who served as a civil servant, Member of Parliament, and government minister, during the presidency of Daniel Moi. His sources of Wealth include; Barsirim Investment, Kipsinende Farm, Rono farm, and National Milling Corporation.
5. Daniel Moi and his Family
The late Daniel Moi was the second president of Kenya and the long-serving president in Kenya. His properties include; They owns KTN, transport and logistics company known as Siginon group which is the largest integrated logistics provider, schools such as Kabarak University, Kabarak high school, Moi educational center, and many others and he owns Sheraton group hotels, intercontinental hotels, and safari clubs.
6. Raila Odinga
He is a Kenyan politician and he was a prime minister who served in the year 2008 to 2012. His sources of wealth include; Spectre international, East African Spectre, Holiday home in Mombasa, Kisumu home, Two private choppers, and Pan African petroleum company