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OjamongBusia Governor H.E  Sospeter Odeke Ojaamong was born in 1963 at Otimong
village, Teso South Sub County. He attended Kwang’amor Primary School
between 1972 and 1978 and later proceeded to St. Paul’s Amukura High
School for both “O” and “A” levels.
He graduated from Kenyatta University with Bachelor of Education
(Science) degree in Biology and Chemistry. Ojaamong is also the holder
of Diploma in Business Management from Kenya Institute of Management.
He kick-started  his career by venturing into teaching as an untrained
teacher at Obucuun Primary School before joining Kenyatta University
for his degree programme.After graduation with BED (Science) honours, Ojaamong was posted to Moding Secondary School where he taught between 1990 and 1992. Owing to his hard work, he was promoted to position of Deputy Principal. He resigned in the same year to join politics where he made his debut forcthe Amagoro parliamentary seat during the first multi-party electionscin 1992.Ojaamong failed to make it to the August House on his debut, forcing him to travel to Nairobi in search of job opportunity.  He secured an opportunity with a city law firm where he discharged his duties as an administrator between 1993 and 1994.A key associate of former Prime Minister, Raila Odinga,

H.E the Governor Sospeter Ojaamong became his personal assistant between 1994 and 2002. He returned home in 2002 to try his luck again for the Amagoro parliamentary seat and captured the seat from Albert A.A. Ekirapa.He successfully defended the seat in 2007 general elections. During his stint as MP he was appointed an assistant minister for Labour in the Grand Coalition Government.
Governor Ojaamong also holds a post graduate diploma in Business Management from the Kenya Institute of Management.He is married with family. Being born  from a famous  family which embraced politics ,Ojaamong
decided to  chase his  political ambition  and the good will of his late father Ojamaa Ojaamong who died in a road  accident in  1974 after only serving as Amagoro MP  for three months, Ojaamong become famous in the area and his star rose.Having not succeeded in his first debut in politics, Ojaamong later worked in a city law firm as an Administrator between 1993 and 1994. Because of their long held association and friendship, as well as the
trust cultivated over time, Ojaamong was in 1994 requested by the former Prime Minister Raila Odinga to serve as his personal assistant a position he held for eight years until 2002. In 2008 he was appointed an Assistant Minister for Labour in the Grand Coalition Government.
His achievements range from Social economic development to political improvements. He masterminded the creation of Teso South and Teso North District and later lobbied for the peacefully and successful
creation of Teso South and Teso North Constituencies respectively. Ojaamong also held various positions in  political parties in the country including  NDP and KANU to confirm his long experience in politics which spans two dacades.

5 comments

  1. Your Excellency i have seen tarmarc roads in lodwar and kakamega but i dont seem to updated about the projects being undertaken in our county apart from the ECD classes and rural roads.Kindly use this forum(website) to update us on what the our county is doing for us.God bless you.

    Sirma okaro
    Butula constituency

  2. H.E governor Sospeter Ojamong, i am glad for your good work. Busia county has moved a step forward in terms of development. I am praying hard that God grand you power to rule with excellence. I also request if you can offer me a field attatchment in the faculty of communication and public relations. I am an undergraduate in moi university main campus. My contact: 0706841068

  3. your excellency am a resident from nambale sub county-buyofu location-madibo.i graduate last year with a diploma ni business management .am seeking an employement.am jobless for all this time plz give me ajob

  4. you advised the applicants to check on the websites over the interview dates yet they same has not been uploaded. kindly do that

  5. You are HE the Governor of Busia Honorable Sospeter Edeke Ojaamong, working hard determined young and strong. May you live long to and enjoy fruit of your labor for Busia people.

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