Joyce Laboso

Joyce Laboso

Deputy Speaker, Kenyan Parliament
 

Currently employed at Kenyan Parliament

 

    Summary

    Dr. Joyce Cherono Laboso is the Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly of Kenya. She was elected to the Parliament of Kenya to represent the Sotik Constituency in a by-election held on September 25, 2008. She succeeded her sister, Lorna Laboso, who died in a plane crash. A nominee of the Orange Democratic Movement, she beat 11 other contestants after she garnered 23,880 with a vote margin of 10,000 over her closest challenger, retired Brigadier Alexander Sitienei (a former aide to Daniel arap Moi) who received 13,843 votes. She is the ACP Co-president of the ACP–EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly.[1] She worked as a Lecturer in the Department of Language and Linguistics at Egerton University and served as a Commissioner of the National Commission on Gender and Development.[2]

Experiences

Deputy Speaker

At Kenyan Parliament

From 2008 to Present
 

Skills

 
  • Politician