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Mwai Kibaki
3rd President of Kenya
In office
30 December 2002 – 9 April 2013
Vice President Michael Wamalwa
Moody Awori
Kalonzo Musyoka
Prime Minister Raila Odinga (2008–2013)
Preceded by Daniel arap Moi
Succeeded by Uhuru Kenyatta
4th Vice President of Kenya
In office
14 October 1978 – 1988
President Daniel arap Moi
Preceded by Daniel Arap Moi
Succeeded by Josephat Karanja
Minister for Finance
In office
1969–1982
Preceded by James Gichuru
Succeeded by Arthur Magugu
Member of Parliament
for Othaya
In office
1974 – January 2013
Preceded by Kega Muthua
Succeeded by Mary Wambui
Personal details
Born 15 November 1931 (1931-11-15) (age 88)
Gatuyaini, Kenya Colony
Nationality Kenyan
Political party Party of National Unity
Spouse(s) Lucy Kibaki (m. 1962–present) «start: (1962)»"Marriage: Lucy Kibaki to Mwai Kibaki" Location: (linkback:https://wiki.kidzsearch.com/wiki/Mwai_Kibaki)
Children
Alma mater Makerere University
London School of Economics
Religion Roman Catholicism

Mwai Kibaki (born November 15, 1931) is a Kenyan politician. He was the President of Kenya. He is the first President of Kenya to belong to a party other than KANU. Since he became President he has done many good things. Kenya has seen economic growth of 6%. He however has had many complaints from people who think the changes that were needed are slow to come. Many Kenyans living in the diaspora have began to return to Kenya as the promise of the future has created a plenty of high paying jobs that are appealing to foreign educated Kenyans.

In 2007, many people got angry at him. They thought that he changed the election results so that he would win. They started to destroy houses and property.

Kibaki's term ended in April 2013. He was succeeded by Uhuru Kenyatta as President.

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