Presidential Candidates 2017 Dr Ekuru Aukot

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Dr Aukot is a renowned scholar and law practitioner.

play Dr Ekuru Aukot. (Courtesy)

Dr. Ekuru Aukot, 46, was in 2010 engaged in writing the current Kenyan constitution.

He oversaw the writing of Kenya’s 2010 Constitution by the Committee of Experts.  He is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and the Founder of Ekuru Aukot Law Consulting firm. He once taught Constitutional & Administrative Law at University of Warwick, UK and at the Kenya School of Law.  He has been a Visiting Law Lecturer on the Law of Refugees & IDPs at School & Faculty of Law, University of Nairobi and at the East African School of Refugees & Humanitarian Affairs, and at Refugee Law Project, Makerere University, Uganda.

He has edited the renowned African Section of the Refugee Law Reader.  He has expertise in constitutional law, policy, human rights, governance and forced migration.  He studied for PhD and LLM in International Refugee Law, & Law in Development at University of Warwick, UK; holds Bachelor of Law from the University of Nairobi and Diploma in Legal Practice from the Kenya School of Law. 

He is the Founder & President of Ekuru Aukot Foundation a lobby group that supports education of nomadic and pastoralists boys and girls. He picked Emmanuel Nzai as his running mate for the first time to make a stub on the presidency through Thirdway Alliance Kenya.  He is a new entrant in politics by going for the top seat.

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