Hon Didmus Barasa biography: age, career, wife

Didmus Barasa is the current Kimilili MP since 2017. He is a controversial Kenyan politiican who also served in the military. Per Parliament.go.ke, he joined UDA after exiting Jubilee Party in 2021. His other political parties include Amani Peace Coalition (2013) and United Democratic Forum Party (2016).

During the 2022 election period,. Dismus Barasa fatally shot the driver of his competitor in broad day light. However, he was acquitted after 10 months for lack of sufficient evidence. However, the prosecution argued that the court process was flawed and that it would likely appeal the outcome. The prosecution team that included Peter Kiprop, Robert Oyembo, and Augustine Ayiekha said, “We forwarded Barasa’s Glock pistol to the National Forensic Laboratory and ballistic findings from their report linked the firearm to the fatal shot that took away Olunga’s life. We particularly took cartridge and bullet fragments at the crime scene to the ballistic lab for forensic analysis. The report from the analysis says the recovered cartridge was fired by the Glock pistol issued to Barasa.”

Who is Didmus Barasa wife?

A lot is not know about the private life of the Kimilili MP. However, rumours have it that he recently divorced his wife of 12 years and eloped with the ex-wife of a prominent politician from the western region of Kenya.

Dismus Barasa education background

Didmus Barasa education background shows that he is a learned man with more than one diploma and degree.





2022 Date Mt. Kenya University Graduate Diploma In Project Management
2021 2022 Mt. Kenya University Master of Arts in Public Administration and Management
2017 2021 Mt. Kenya University Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration
2001 2004 Kenya Power & Lighting Training School, now Institute Of Energy Studies Diploma in Electrical & Electronics Engineering
1997 2000 Kimilili Secondary School KCSE, Mean Grade B
1986 1996 Nasianda Primary School KCPE

Didmus Barasa career profile




Position held

2017 Date Parliamentary Service Commission Member Of National Assembly
2015 2017 Bollore Africa Logistics Regional QSHE Manager, EA, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Djibouti, Ethiopia, DRC & Great Lakes
2012 2015 Shell Co. Ltd, Australia Corporate QSHE Manager
2010 2012 Renaissance Capital, Tatu City Project Health & QSHE Manager
2007 2009 The Kenya Armed Forces, Tech Wing Tradesman, Avionics Tech Wing Lab
2004 2006 Kenya Power & Lighting Company Technician, Revenue Protection Unit

Membership to Committees in previous Parliaments;




Position held

2017 2022 Powers & Privileges Member
2017 2019 Administration & National Security Member
2017 2019 Procedure & House Rules Member

Professional Affiliations:    EPPRA-License Electrician Class C2; & EBK-Graduate Engineer Reg. No B11528.

Honours/Award:     Mizani Awards – Best MP Bungoma County; Maxwell Awards – Best MP Innovation and Leadership.

Special Skill(s):       Organization, Problem Solving, Leadership, Excellent Communicator, Great Public Listener & Excellent Team Player.

Area(s) of Interest:  Public Service & Administration, Legislation & Representation, Civilian Oversight.

This Didmus Barasa biopgraphy provides you with the information about this politician’s early life, date of birth, current age, education background, career profile, and relationship history.