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Biography Of Alfred Keter

Alfred Keter Biography

Since 2013, Alfred Keter has served as the Nandi Hills Constituency’s member of parliament.

Despite the penalties, he is a fearless legislator who is not afraid to voice his opinions.

He was raised in a family of six—four boys and two girls—in Ollessos Village, Nandi County.

Although Alfred Keter, the MP for Nandi Hills, is a contentious figure, Kenyans were taken aback when he made news this week due to claims of Treasury Bill fraud.

The second-term MP is a member of the Jubilee Party, where he has generated issues with committee leadership.

The MP’s past reveals that he caused issues even at the source of his political aspirations was Kapsabet High School.

Alfred Keter Biography
Alfred Keter Biography

Alfred Keter’s A Lot Of Troubled Years

Keter was raised in Nandi County’s Ollessos Village.

two girls and four boys make up a family of six.

He went to Kapsabet High School after attending Cheplelachbei Primary School.

The leader of numerous strikes.

When he was in form one, he was reported to have organized classmates to go on strike and was given a one-week suspension as punishment, according to an interview with the Eve Woman magazine.

He was suspended after sneaking out with his mates in form three for some fun.

After confronting a cook who neglected to provide food for the kids, he was later re-admitted but removed from form four, forcing him to take his KCSE exams outside of the classroom.

Keter was one of the students who did well and got accepted to Egerton University despite the instances of insubordination. However, he was banished from his second year following the inception of a walkout against tuition in steps.

Keter was suspected of being responsible for the protests that resulted in the custodian’s office being set on fire.   He contested his expulsion in court, however, the administration withdrew the case before it was heard.

Then he was given his job back.

In his third year, Keter was chosen as the vice chair of the union at the university; the next year, he was elected chair after the previous chairman was expelled.

After organizing a second strike that resulted in the university’s temporary closure, he was later expelled.

Alfred Keter Biography
Alfred Keter Biography

Alfred Keter Strategic Action

Keter and other individuals who had been disciplined by the institution in 2002

founded the Narc Youth Conference and used it to promote former President Mwai Kibaki.

Every individual in the group was either suspended or had been kicked out.

Kibaki and the gang made an agreement in which he would reinstate each member to the institution.

This pledge was kept by the President.

Keter returned to the village after finishing his undergraduate education, although he eventually relocated to Nairobi to pursue commercial endeavors.

He ran Eastleigh’s number nine matatus after working as a matatu tout in the past.

He entered the 2007 election to run for the Starehe parliamentary seat, marking his first political action.

Though he did not win the race, he attempted in 2013 after becoming the MP for Nandi Hills.

Alfred Keter Biography
Alfred Keter Biography

Alfred Keter Additional Issues Under Jubilee Party

Keter found himself in hot water during his first term as a lawmaker when a video caught him assaulting and

intimidating the police officers stationed at the Gilgil weighbridge on the Nairobi-Nakuru road.

During the 2015 event, he allegedly used foul language when around Sonia Birdi, the then-nominated MP, whose truck was seized because it did not have the legally requisite exemption permit.

Subsequently, the MP charged that corruption in the Standard Gauge Railway deal was not being addressed by the government.

He has since been seen as a thorn in the side of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Jubilee Party.

The MP has a history of criticizing the Executive for interfering with August House matters on multiple occasions.

He kept criticizing Uhuru’s administration, and in 2016 he declared he was leaving the party because there was “too much graft.”

Keter attacked Uhuru and Deputy President William Ruto with much venom.

claiming that corruption was the reason why the nation’s economy was failing.

He stated, “You can quote me on this,” drawing a comparison between cancer and the purported government corruption.

Anyone you see endorsing Jubilee is dishonest or unintelligent.”

One cannot characterize corruption in Kenya without referring to it as Jubilee, as corruption is another word for it. Jubilee and corruption, after all, are synonymous,” he continued.

Later, Keter issued a warning, saying that if the numerous corruption charges and significant loss of public monies were not handled, Jubilee might lose the 2017 presidential election.

There are two groups of persons in this government. He stated, “Those who are too busy corrupting and those who are too indolent to work.”

Keter promises to defend his seat under a different party or as an independent candidate.

The MP has additionally cautioned the people of Kericho to be cautious of Jubilee’s “false” claims of development projects in an attempt to gain their support.

Should they win, he said, the ruling coalition will put an end to planned projects.

Alfred Keter’s “Things Fall Apart More”

Later on, Keter restored his relationship with the ruling party and stood up for his position on the ticket.

But then everything collapsed once more following his and three other MPs ignored a request to give up their roles in committees of the National Assembly.

Keter, Silas Tiren of Moiben, David Bowen, the Marakwet MP, and Alex Kosgey of Emgwen disobeyed the directives, leading to their summons to the State House.

Keter’s problems worsened as Jubilee MPs pushed him and the others to vote.

Outside the committees. He accused the President of interfering in Parliament’s affairs and imposing illegal measures.

The officials further submitted a petition to the court asking for a remedy in the case.

Keter’s problems persist.

He was detained together with two businesspeople at the Central Bank of Kenya on Friday, February 16, in a dramatic fashion for allegedly faking Treasury Bills worth Sh633 million.

They were charged after spending three nights in the Muthaiga police cells.

On Monday consisting of 11 counts, including conspiracy to defraud the Central Bank of Kenya of Sh286 million, forgery, and uttering and creating fraudulent documents.

Additionally, Keter and the directors Arthur Sakwa and Madat Saburali were charged with presenting a fictitious T-Bill worth CBK Sh347 million.

Following their presentation to Chief Magistrate Francis Andayi, each of them was freed on a Sh2 million cash bail or a Sh5 million bond.

On June 4, the case will be heard.

Alfred Keter Biography
Alfred Keter Biography

Who is Keter in Kenya?

After being detained in a dramatic event in Kileleshwa, Nairobi, former member of parliament for Nandi Hills Alfred Keter was freed a few hours later.

Faith Odhiambo, President of the Law Society of Kenya, led a group of attorneys to the Kamukunji Police station to successfully request Alfred Keter’s release.

Alfred Keter What would you say about yourself?

I’m a youthful leader who is committed to making this nation better. I am a modest businessman and a family man.

Could you give us a brief overview of your early years?

Ollessos Village in Nandi County is where I was raised. My upbringing was surrounded by four boys and two girls in a family of six. Cheplelachbei Primary School was where I went.

When you were younger, did you ever consider going into politics?

No. My father is a doctor, therefore I always wanted to be one too.

When did you start to become interested in politics?

It all began while I was a Kapsabet Boys’ High School student.

Despite being a bright boy, I never took my academics seriously.

I used to be the best student in the class, despite my cheekiness.

During my time in high school, I led three strikes.

I organized every student in Form One to participate in the first strike.

My banishment lasted for a week.

You have to be a notorious learner.

All I knew was my rights. I was usually the strike leader by the time I was in my third term.

After my buddies and I slipped out of Form Three to go out and have some fun, we were suspended. Later, they readmitted me.

I got kicked out of Form Four for pestering a cook who didn’t bring us meals. My KCSE had to be completed outside of the school grounds. But I was among the top pupils when the results were announced.

Did you participate in politics while attending college?

Indeed, I was. I used to frequently visit Moi University to see my older brother before I started at Egerton University’s Njoro campus.

I met Hassan Omar at that time, and he influenced my political philosophy.

Before I even started college, I joined politics.

You must have had a fascinating life while attending college.

Yes, it was, I agree. I organized a walkout in my first year to protest the newly implemented parallel program.

Fortunately, I was able to persuade the university administration that I had nothing to do with the strike, so I avoided being suspended.

I was expelled from my second year of school for organizing a strike against the tuition increase. I was accused of starting a fire in a custodian’s office.

We took the university to court to contest it, but the administration pulled out of the lawsuit before it could be heard.

Thus, we received our reinstatement. In my third year, I was chosen as the deputy chair of the university’s union, and the same year, I was voted chair after the previous chairman was expelled.

After organizing a second strike that resulted in the university’s temporary closure, I was later expelled.

What did you do while you were under suspension or expelled?

We established the Narc Youth Conference in 2002 and ran a campaign for Mwai Kibaki, the former president.

We were all facing suspension or expulsion.

When we were young, Kibaki and I signed a Memorandum of Understanding, which said that he would bring all of us back to the institution after our expulsion.

When he gained control, he did just that.

What other activities did you have going on at that time?

I returned to the village where I had lived for a year and did nothing productive.

I then relocated to Nairobi and started a business there.

I even managed Eastleigh’s number nine matatus at one point while working as a matatu tout.

I ran for the Starehe parliamentary seat in 2007 but was unsuccessful.

I enrolled at the University of Nairobi in 2008 to study political science.

At the same university, where I received my degree in 2012, I’m now working toward a master’s in international relations.

Certain individuals are unaware that you are wed.

I have one child and am a husband. Since entering politics, Joan has been my rock and source of strength.

Our marriage lasted for two years. Marrying a politician is difficult, but she has been by my side no matter what.

Despite my hectic schedule, my family always comes first because I adore them.

For amusement, what do you do?

I enjoy reading autobiographies, going on adventures, and being in the outdoors.

When I watch football with my pals, it’s fun. I cheer for Chelsea, Barcelona, and the AFC Leopards in Kenya.

Future intentions?

Serving the people of Nandi Hills, who chose me to represent them in parliament, is my priority.

One day, I hope to lead this nation as its president.

Alfred Keter Biography
Alfred Keter Biography

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