The Shocking Academic Qualifications of First Lady Margaret Kenyatta, Ida Odinga and Rachel Ruto


These outstanding women are not just wives to powerful politician running the country but also very influential and strong personalities.

A  close look at their lives shows that First Lady Margaret Kenyatta, Rachel Ruto and Ida Odinga are teachers by profession.


First lady Margaret Kenyatta graduated from Kenyatta University with a Bachelor of Education degree.

However, it’s not clear whether Margaret had the opportunity to practice teaching, considering her affluent background.

William Ruto’s wife ,Rachael also happens to be a Kenyatta University alumni,where she graduated with a Bachelors degree in Education in the 1990s.

Rachel gave up her teaching career to be a stay-at-home mother after getting married to the now deputy president.

Raila Odinga’s wife Ida, on the other hand went to the University of Nairobi where she met her husband, who was a lecturer there.

She taught at Kenya High school before she was hounded out of the job by the then KANU regime owing to her husband’s political activities.