Juliana Cherera; Bio, IEBC, Age, Education, Husband, Children

Juliana Cherera
Juliana Cherera addressing the media to distance herself from 2022 presidential election results

Juliana Cherera is the current Vice chairperson at Independent Electoral and Boundary Commission (IEBC) in Kenya. Before joining IEBC Ms. Cherera was the Chief Officer Executive in the Strategic Delivery Unit of the Mombasa County Government.

IEBC is the only body that is mandated to carry out national elections and administrative boundaries review in Kenya. As such it did carry out its election mandate in the 2022 Kenya general election. However, Juliana Cherera and the other three IEBC commissioners distanced themselves from the President-elect and Deputy President Elect announcement by the Commission chairperson, Wafula Chebukati.

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This led to splitting the number of commissioners into two. Chebukati allied commissioners are Prof. Abdi Yakub Guliye and Mr. Boya Molu while Cherera allied commissioners are Francis Wanderi, Justus Nyang’aya, and Irene Masit.

Juliana Cherera allied commissioners alleged there was “opaqueness” in the last stage of presidential results tallying at Bomas of Kenya.

But wait, who is Cherera? This article looks into her career history, education and other phases of her public and private life.

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Quick facts about Juliana Cherera

Year of birth:  to be updated.

Official name: Juliana Whonge Cherera

Nickname: Unknown

Occupation: Vice-chairperson at IEBC

Nationality: Kenyan

Martial status: Unknown

The early life and age of Juliana Cherera

The details about her early life or family are scanty. Also, her age is not within the public. As such, this information will be updated. However, her official name is Juliana Whonge Cherera.

She was born in Mombasa County.

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Juliana Whonge Cherera’s education

  • Institution: Kenya Methodist University
  • Qualification: Master of Education, Leadership and Educational Management.

  • Institution: Kenyatta University
  • Qualification: Bachelor of Education (Arts). Honors

  • Institution: Kenya Institute of Management
  • Qualification: Project Management

  • Institution: KNEC.
  • Qualifications: Early Childhood Development Education (ECDE)

  • Institution: Kenya School of Government (KSG)
  • Qualifications: Strategic Leadership and Development Program

  • Institution: Kenya School of Government (KSG)
  • Qualifications: Senior Management Course (SMC)

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Juliana Whonge Cherera’s Career

Madam Cherera is an educationist with more than 18 years of experience in the education sector in Kenya.

She is the current IEBC Vice-chairperson. Before joining IEBC she held various high-profile posts in the county government of Mombasa. Among the positions she held are;

  • Chief Officer Executive in the Strategic Delivery Unit,
  • Member of Mombasa County Emergency Household Relief and Nutrition Support, Project Coordination Committee.
  • Secretary to the Mombasa County Economic Recovery and Legacy Strategy.
  • Member of Kenya Devolution Support Program Committee.

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Juliana Cherera’s entry into IEBC

On July 14, 2021, Cherera was interviewed for the position of commissioner at IEBC. Additionally, she was later vetted by the parliament on August 24, 2021. In line with the law, her name was forwarded to the president for appointment as a commissioner at IEBC.

Juliana joined IEBC on September 14, 2021, and was unanimously elected as Vice-chairperson of the commission. One of her roles in the commission is to chair the Voter Education, Partnerships and Stakeholders Engagement Committee.

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Juliana Whonge Cherera’s networth

Based on the high-profile job she has had in Kenya Cherera is a woman of good standing in her net worth. Fine details about her net worth will be updated.

Juliana Whonge Cherera’s husband/boyfriend and children

Details about her private life will be updated.