Kiraitu Murungi is a Kenya politician and the Governor of Meru County.
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Kiraitu Murungi was born on 1st January 1952 in Kionyo village, Abogeta division of Meru county.
Kiraitu Murungi is the first born of the Late Daniel M’Mwarania and Anjelika Kiajia.
Kiraitu Murungi went to Kairiene and Kionyo Primary Schools before proceeding to Chuka High School, where he won the best student prize in 1971. He attended Alliance High School where he sat A’ Level examinations in 1973 and passed with 4 principals and 1 subsidiary.
Kiraitu joined the Faculty of Law at the University of Nairobi in 1974 and graduated in 1977 with an Upper Class Honours degree. Between 1977 and 1978 he studied at the Kenya School of Law. He graduated at the top of his class and won both the Best Law Student Prize and the Law Society of Kenya Prize for the best overall student in class of 1978.
Murungi attained another Master in 1991 of Law from Harvard Law School where he served two years in exile in the United States at the heyday of Daniel arap Moi’s one-party dictatorship.
Kiraitu Murungi taught as a lecturer at the Kenya School of Law between 1978 and 1980.
Murungi was a partner in a law firm he founded together with Gibson Kamau Kuria and Aaron Ringera, where he practised law for ten years.
Mr Kiraitu Murungi is married to Priscilla K. Murungi and is the father to Nkatha, Mwenda, Makena and Anita Murungi.