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KUPPET Chairman Omboko Milemba Biography, Education, Career & Parliament

Omboko Milemba is the incumbent Chairman of the Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers (KUPPET).

He is among the founder members of the Union in 1998 along with Chairiga, Buteyo, Wanambisi, and others.

Milemba boasts over 30 years in the education sector and has been a vocal advocate of teachers rights in the country.

Background & Education

Milemba hails from Emuhaya Constituency in Vihiga County. He is currently the area member of parliament.

According to the KUPPET Kenya website, the Chairman holds a Barchelor of Education degree from Moi University.

Teaching Career

From 1990 to 2003, Milemba was a teacher at Moi Girls High School Vokoli. It is located in Wodonga location, Vihiga County.

He had a brief stint at Nyangori Boys Secondary School in 2003.

That same year, he transferred to Emusire High School, where he taught until 2010.

He later transferred to Kilingili Secondary School, where he taught History and Government, Economics, and Geography between 2010 and 2011.



Milemba was among the founding members of the union. Between 2002 and 2006, he served as the KUPPET chairman Vihiga branch.

He also served as the KUPPET Eminent Persons Committee chairman between 2006 and 2007.

Milemba was the provincial council secretary for KUPPET Western Region Kenya, between 2006 and 2011.

He later rose to the rank of National Chairman KUPPET.


In 2017, Milemba was elected as the member of parliament for Emuhaya Constituency on an ANC ticket.

He is a member of the Education Committee of Parliament and also an active member of Bunge FC.

In 2017, he was deregistered by the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) for taking an active role in politics.

International Labour Conference (ILC)

Milemba was selected as a committee member of the International Labour Conference (ILC) in Geneva, 2015.

Awards and Honours

In 2020, He was ranked by Infotrack as the best performing MP in the country with a score of 75.4 per cent.

In the rankings 110 of the 290 MPs scored below 50 per cent. Next

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