Wafula Chebukati Biography, Salary, wife, education background, tribe, age, children


Wafula Chebukati is the Chairman of IEBC,he oversaw the chaotic 2017 elections. There are many details Kenyans would want to know about the chairman.

Wafula Chebukati age

He was born on December 22, 1961, Wafula Chebukati age is 60 years as of 2022.


He is a Luhya. Wafula Chebukati’s full names are Wanyonyi Wafula Chebukati.

He has an ancestral home in Kiminini, Trans Nzoia County meaning that Wafula Chebukati tribe is Luhya.He is a resident of Bungoma.

Chebukati has close relationship with Bungoma Senator Moses Wetangula.

Chebukati Education background

Chebukati schooled at St Peters Mumias Boys High School and Bokoli Secondary School.

He finally completed his secondary education at Lenana High School in Nairobi County.

Thereafter, Chebukati enrolled at the University of Nairobi for a Bachelor of Law degree graduating in 1985.

He then joined the Kenya School of Law before receiving admission to the bar and roll of advocates.

And now, he is a Master’s degree in Business Administration holder from the Jomo Kenyatta University of Science and Technology (JKUAT).

Chebukati career and professional qualifications

Wafula Chebukati is a career lawyer with an impressive experience in international commerce, corporate law, environmental law, trade, and investment law.

In addition, Chebukati is an expert in matters of governance and administration.

Years ago, the IEBC boss started a law firm called Cootow & Associates Advocates. The firm is still operational with a specialty in diverse legal services.

Chebukati wife

Mrs Mary Chebukati is the wife of Wafula Chebukati. She recently came to the limelight and asked Kenyans to pray for her husband.

Chebukati Salary

Chebukati earns an average of Ksh 1.1 million per month. He is the heist paid commissioner at the IEBC.He also earns other allowances, including house and fuel allowances.