Oburu Odinga- Wiki, Age, Wife, Education, Career, Net worth

Oburu Odinga Biography

Oburu Odinga is the current senator of Siaya County following the August 2022 general elections. He is also the former member of East African Legislative assembly which is based in Arusha.

Oburu Odinga Age

He was born on October 15th 1943, he is 80 years old.

Oburu Odinga’s family

His parents were the late prominent politician Jramogi Oginga odinga and Mary Juma (mother). He is the brother to the former Prime Minister Raila Odinga and he has a sister Ruth Odinga who was the former Deputy Governor of Kisumu County.

Oburu Odinga Wife

 He is married with one son named Jaoko Odinga who is a county secretary in Nyanza but information on his wife identity is unavailable.

Oburu Odinga Education background

Ondiga attended Maranda high school in Siaya County then moved to Soviet Soviet Secondary school in Soviet Union for his secondary education. Oburu later joined Kenya Institute of Administration where he studied Public administration in finance. He also did Ph.D in Economics from the Peoples’ friendships University in USSR he also holds a MSc degree in Economics from the same University.

Career background

Oburu served as a member of parliament for Bondo Constituency from 1994 to 2013. He was also appointed as the Assistant Minister for finance a position he also served up to 2013. During the 2013 general elections he was appointed to serve as a Member of National Assembly where he served from 2013 to 2017. Oburu vied for the position of Siaya County Senator in the 2022 general elections and won.

Oburu Odinga’s book

 Odinga have written a book titled “In the Shadow of my father.” The book mainly describes the family life, Career and the political objectives of the Oginga Odinga Family together with Kenyan History through him.

Oburu Odinga Net worth

Oburu Odinga’s Net worth is estimated to be at $5 Million as of 2023.