Margaret Gakuo Kenyatta

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Her Excellency
Margaret Gakuo Kenyatta
3rd First Lady of Kenya
Incumbent
Assumed office
9 April 2013
PresidentUhuru Kenyatta
Preceded byLucy Kibaki
Personal details
BornMargaret Wanjiru Gakuo
(1964-04-08) 8 April 1964 (age 50)
NationalityKenyan
Political partyTNA
Spouse(s)Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta (m. 1991)
Children
 
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Not to be confused with Margaret Kenyatta.
Her Excellency
Margaret Gakuo Kenyatta
3rd First Lady of Kenya
Incumbent
Assumed office
9 April 2013
PresidentUhuru Kenyatta
Preceded byLucy Kibaki
Personal details
BornMargaret Wanjiru Gakuo
(1964-04-08) 8 April 1964 (age 50)
NationalityKenyan
Political partyTNA
Spouse(s)Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta (m. 1991)
Children

Margaret Gakuo Kenyatta is the wife of Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta, 4th President of Kenya and the First Lady of Kenya. She assumed the office after the inauguration of her husband on ninth of April 2013 at Kasarani. She took over from the former first lady Lucy Kibaki. Margaret was very instrumental during her husband's campaign, often seen by her husband's side all through. She is a former Kianda school student. She is liked by many for her simplicity in regards to her dressing, nature and manner. On the other hand, many people see her as a shy and timid. Since the inauguration of his husband, Margaret has been running a campaign to reduce child maternal mortality rates. The campaign has been dabbed Beyond Zero Campaign.[1] On October 24th 2014, she was named UN Person of the Year.

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  1. ^ "Unveiling UHURU MUIGAI KENYATTA’s wife.. Mama MARGARET WANJIRU KENYATTA". Daily Post (Kenya). March 2013. Retrieved 13 March 2013. 

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