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Junet Mohamed Biography, Net Worth, Education, Career, And Personal Life

Real Name Junet Mohamed
Age 44 (As of 2021)
Nationality Kenyan
Education Level University
Place of Birth Mandera County
Birth Sign Scorpio
Year of Birth 1977
Spouse Deka Jamaa
Children 5
Profession/Career Politician
Net Worth $50,000

Junet Mohamed is a Kenyan-born politician strongly allied to the 2022 presidential candidate and former prime minister Hon. Raila Odinga. His political career has seen him troll unchartered grounds for a Kenyan Somali in the Nyanza province. This article glimpses into his biography, highlighting his career journey, personal life, and future aspirations in the political setting.

Junet Mohamed Age and Place of Birth

On the 25th of October 1977 to Sheikh Nuh Mohammed, an entrepreneur from Mandera County. His family shifted to Migori County in Shiekh Nuh’s business experiences when he was still young. 

Junet Mohamed Education Background

He attended Migori Primary School when they relocated, where he began making pals in the Nyanza region. Afterward, he registered at Lenana School to pursue an undergraduate degree in Business Administration. He graduated and then moved home to Migori to seek a political career.

Junet Mohamed Career Journey

His earlier political ventures can be traced back to 2003 when he was selected Migori town mayor. His tenure implicated him attending to the needs of the individuals of Migori as a voice of representation. He entered national politics on an Orange Democratic Movement party ticket ten years later.

This started a strong friendship with Raila Odinga, the ODM party leader. Junet Mohamed said that being immediate allies with the former prime minister has preserved him secure from the political fray in a past interview. 

With the ties and connections he had forged during his term as mayor and growing up, he evolved the first Kenyan Somali to clinch a seat as Suna East Member of Parliament. In the 2017 general elections, he fettered re-election serving the people of Suna East for another five-year term. In the upcoming 2022 general elections, Junet Mohamed is yet to disclose his future political plans. It is undefined whether he will pursue the Migori gubernatorial seat or exit the political arena.

In the National Assembly, Mohamed is the selected minority leader representing the requirements of minority groups in parliament. Throughout his profession, he continues to maintain a tight relationship with Hon. Raila Odinga is evidenced in his dynamic roles in Baba’s projects. One is that he co-chairs the Building Bridges Initiative Secretariat with Waweru Dennis. In addition, he spearheaded a signature collection where he could bag millions of signatures with the help of the BBI.

Moreover, at the ODM Party, Mohammed is the chair of the elections. At the recently held Azimio la Umoja Convention, Junet Mohamed was the event’s Master of Ceremonies leading the highly anticipated and attended an event where Raila Odinga officially declared his 2022 presidential bid.

Junet Mohamed Personal Life 

He is of the Muslim faith and the second-born kid in his family. Junet wedded Deka Jamaa, with whom he had five children.

Junet Mohamed Net Worth and Property

He is evaluated to be worth $50,000 credited to his political & leadership roles.

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