Grace Wakhungu: From Sister To Former VP And Clergyman's Daughter To Being Behind Bars
View pictures in App save up to 80% data. Sirisia Member of Paliament John Waluke was convicted with Grace Wakhungu. Inasmuch as most people know the MP, Grace too is a prominent personality. Just to start of, she is the mother to Prof. Judy Wakhungu former Environment Cabinet Secretary and currently Kenya's ambassador to France.
Grace Wakhungu is a daughter to Canon Jeremiah Awuori, the first Anglican Church of Kenya Canon. In addition, Grace is the Sister to Moody Awori, Kenya's former Vice President who served during Kibaki's tenure as the president. Moody Awori too served as MP and Minister for five times. She is a sibling to Agrrey Awori; a famous Ugandan politician who is an accomplished economist.
Her brother Nelson Awori, is a renown cardiologist in Kenya, who in 1978, carried out Africa’s first kidney transplant at Nairobi Hospital. Unfortunately, he passed on in 1986 in a grisly road accudent. To remember him, The Prof Nelson Awori Centre in Upper Hill was built.
View pictures in App save up to 80% data. Grace too is a sister to Dr. Mary Okello, the founder of Makini Schools, her net worth is said to be in billions having sold the schools in 2018 collecting about 1 billion. Her other siblings include the late Hannington Awori who was director of Uniliver Company, Dennis Awori, former Ambassador to Japan and Christine Hayanga, a lawyer. Among other notable personalities.
Many would therefore wonder why she got involved in such a scandal that has cost her reputation tainted. Some too argue that from such a background, Grace will soon get out of the woods.