Moses Kuria Biography
Date of Birth:1971
Place of Birth:Gatundu South,Kiambu
Moses Kuria won the Gatundu by race without a race. The uncommon choice was made after the withdrawal of the main challenger, Joachim Kamere, of the New Democrats Party.
Gatundu South’s new MP Moses Kuria resembles a twofold edged sword. He cuts from both sides.In both Jubilee and Cord coalitions, he brings out blended emotions.To Cord pioneer Raila Odinga’s supporters, he is innate extremist, an unstable presence and an irritant.To President Kenyatta’s Jubilee sympathizers, he is a protector of the “clan” and a retaliatory resource for whatever is heaved at Mr Kenyatta.
In etiquette terms, he would go as “underneath normal’, on the off chance that you ask better than average, scholarly figures. In meeting rooms, he enjoys gatherings short.If hitting out at something or somebody, he goes straightforwardly for the jugular—no space for allusions. To put it plainly, you become acquainted with precisely what he is stating.
Moses Kuria Education Background
Finished 1993: Undergraduate understudy at the University of Nairobi, Bachelor of Commerce
Finished 1987: Secondary school understudy at Ituru Secondary School
Finished 1983: Primary school understudy at Githuya grade school.
Moses Kuria Political Positions
From 2014: Member of Parliament of Gatundu South supporters.
2013-2014: Officer accountable for technique for The National Alliance (TNA)
2007: Director of Programs and Spokesperson of Party of National Unity (PNU)
Treasurer of the Students Organization of Nairobi University (SONU) at the University of Nairobi
Moses Kuria Political Career
An admirer of previous President Kibaki, Kuria would come back to Kenya from Dubai in 2007 just to enable “my great industrialist part to display”.
“I preferred Kibaki’s monetary reasoning. In Dubai, I would read how attacked he was and I thought, regardless of whether he was to lose, he ought to never lose to a communist,” he says and breaks into mirthless chuckling.
He joined the Kibaki group through Mr Kenyatta’s Kanu party. For a long time, Moses Kuria and another group of private cabin political wheeler merchants would plot Kibaki’s progression course of action on account of Mr Kenyatta.
Truth be told, he was enter in plotting for monstrous enlistment of voters in Mr Kenyatta’s fortifications knowing when the full rundown turned out, it would be troublesome for Mr Kenyatta to play second fiddle to anybody.
“Our foreknowledge was that government officials would make commotion and when voter enrollment was shut, they would acknowledge they had no genuine numbers qualified to vote. That is the means by which Jubilee’s ‘oppression of numbers’ was conceived,” uncovers Mr Moses Kuria.
Things being what they are, would he say he is a tribalist? “Ha. To Cord, I can’t be whatever else. I talk what they would prefer not to hear. It doesn’t trouble me,” he says. He concurs that his announcements have been taken obnoxiously however puts a rider.
“What I say is reality that numerous individuals talk in quieted tones. The main issue is that for me, I say it with no attempt at being subtle,” he shields himself.
Moses Kuria Career
After a short stretch, he looked for work at Family Finance and Building Society however would differ with the proprietor, Mr Titus Muya, after just four days over cash. “Amid the half year probation, I was to be paid Sh8,000 and after affirmation, he would pay me Sh6,000. I didn’t perceive any sense,” says Moses Kuria. That is the manner by which he arrived at Standard Chartered Bank in 1995.
Following seven years, his previous manager at Standard Chartered, Mr Chris Wingfield, had moved to Al Rajhi, the biggest Islamic bank on the planet.
“I got a call from Mr Wingfield in 2002 and said he needed me in Saudi Arabia. Aside from great advantages, I likewise met my better half Joyce Njambi there,” he says.
Moses Kuria Job History
Finished 2007: Chief Operating Officer at Wamad Information Services in Dubai
1999: Manager of business process re-engineeringa at Al Rajhi Bank in Saudi Arabia
1995: Head of business process re-designing, Africa at Standard Chartered Bank
1994: Auditor at Family Finance and Building Society
Moses Kuria Family, Wife and Children
Moses Kuria is the fifth conceived in a group of nine. He wedded Joyce Njambi while in Saudi Arabia and together they have two children.
Moses Kuria Committee Membership
Begun 2014: Member of Departmental Committee on Energy, Communications and Information
Moses Kuria and Muthama pardon each other
Moses Kuria who is the MP for Gatundu South and Machakos representative Johnson Muthama have freely excused each other. The two, while shaking every others hand, said they had set out to set their disparities aside and focus on serving people.Muthama said he had counseled with his legal advisors to compose and request their names to be erased from the criminal records.
The two addressed the media amid a meal break at the court.
“I need everybody to realize that any word credited by Kuria against me and Senator Orengo is currently viewed as history,” Muthama said.
Muthama and Moses Kuria were among a gathering of eight MPs charged at Milimani law court over despise comments.
Raila and Kuria
The Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (CORD) pioneer Raila Odinga has pardoned Gatundu MP Moses Kuria over death comments against him.
Moses Kuria, who was showing up at the Milimani Law Courts on Friday over claims of loathe discourse and instigation to brutality, was supposedly gotten on camera calling for death of the CORD pioneer following the IEBC stalemate that has seen the resistance hold exhibits to push for the disbandment of the discretionary body.
Raila said that he has excused the Gatundu South MP since he was just engaging Jubilee supporters and a man with a plan to slaughter does not report out in the open.
“I have pardoned Moses Kuria on the grounds that somebody who needs to murder does not declare,” said Odinga.
“He was simply engaging the general population. Master pardon them for they don’t realize what they are doing.”
Raila was talking amid the Requiem Mass of post-freedom Minister Ngala Mwendwa at the AIC Church in Milimani.
Without Raila, Moses Kuria would have been a school dropout
Moses Kuria seems to be a man who holds the Luo people group and Cord pioneer, Raila Odinga, in scorn, even disdain.
He has been refered to in the past by the National Cohesion and Integration Commission for a post on his Facebook page that was regarded belittling to the Luo. Actually, his present issues with the police originate from expressions addressing asserted requires Raila’s death.
Yet, obscure to a large number of his supporters, it is Raila who intervened and helped Kuria to be readmitted to the University of Nairobi after he was suspended together with other understudy pioneers.
A source near Moses Kuria lingerie that when the MP and his partners were catapulted by the college’s senate, it is Raila who gave Moses Kuria some cash and trained the late Otieno Kajwang’ to speak to the understudy pioneers in court.
“I can affirm that Raila gave Moses Kuria Sh400 and paid Kajwang to speak to the understudies in court.I can likewise affirm that on Saturday January 20, 1995, Kuria went to Jaramogi Oginga Odinga’s first commemoration and dozed in Raila’s Opoda Farm home in Bondo,” the source who did not wish to talk on record uncovered.
Another source, who declined to be distinguished because of the affectability of this story, affirmed that truly legal counselor Otieno Kajwang’ spoke to Moses Kuria in court for near a year, until the point that Justice Mwera tossed out the case and requested the college to re-concede Moses Kuria and his associates.
“Raila gave them Otieno Kajwang’ until the point when the court requested the college to re-concede Kuria and other understudy pioneers back,” he said.
Whenever reached, Raila declined to remark on any issue addressing Moses Kuria
“I would prefer not to talk about these things. I would prefer not to talk about Moses Kuria,” the Cord pioneer said through one of his spokespersons.
Moses Kuria calls for ‘Raila’s assassination’
Controversial Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria allegedly wants the government to “assassinate” Cord leader Raila Odinga because he is a “threat to the nation”.
Moses Kuria made the remarks on Sunday at the thanksgiving rally of a vernacular station radio presenter held at the Safaricom indoor stadium, Kasarani.
A one and half minute video of the MP making the inciteful remarks immediately went viral on social media with Majority of Kenyans calling for his arrest.
“Nyumba ni murathikiriria? Nindiraheiruo wira nimukuona ta nguhota? Matige guitigira, Muthama, na Orengo na nyina moke othe. Ni mui gitumi ni kii? No matume kimudu, giuke na mucinga, Raila rii rithathi ya mutwe akue mauge ni nii. No emenyerere, ona bebe no arie, tutigutorio thinaine ni mundu umue. Na arie bebe tumuthike jumatatu iria inge, maikie mahiga wiki imue na Kenya ithii na mbere . Okoruo ni haro me kwenda niyo me kuona. Muire raila ona bebe no arie na thii ihore na tuthii na no menda thayu moke tuarie tuikare wega IEBC yenda guthii ithii okoruo tii uguo mathii ma kiumaga ”
Loosely translated to…” My people, I was appointed to speak with these people. Do you think I will deliver? They shouldn’t fear in fact let Orengo, Muthama and their mothers come. They want to stage a gunman tasked to kill Raila and then blame it on me. But he should be careful because he can still bite the bullet. We won’t be troubled by one person forever. He can as well bite the bullet and we bury him next Monday. His protesters will throw stones for just one week and life continues. If it’s war they want it’s what they’ll get. Tell Raila he can bite the bullet but if they want peace they should come and let us negotiate ”.
Kuria is currently facing three charges of incitement to violence, hate speech and fanning ethnic hatred.
He is accused of linking the Gikomba terrorist attack, which killed 10 in 2015, to members of the Luo community.
Meanwhile, police are investigating Bahati MP Onesmus Kimani Ngunjiri utterances over the weekend that members of the “Luo community should leave Nakuru”.
The MP spoke to a crowd after Cord leader Raila Odinga held a political rally in Nakuru on Saturday.
“The MP will be summoned for grilling,” Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet said in a text message on Sunday.
The utterances believed to be hate speech were recorded on a video and audio clip that went viral on social media.
Source: The Star