Happy 60th Birthday Former First Lady Margaret Kenyatta

Former First Lady Margaret Wanjiru Gakuo Kenyatta is today celebrating her 60th Birthday.

According to Wikipedia, Margaret Wanjiru Gakuo was born on 8 April 1964 to a Kenyan father, Njuguna Gakuo, a former director of the Kenya Railways Corporation, and a German mother, Magdalena.

She attended Kianda School, St. Andrews School in Molo, Kenya, and received a Bachelor of Education from Kenyatta University.

The educator served as First Lady of Kenya from 2013 to 2022.

She has voiced her opinion on a number of social issues in Kenya ranging from mother and child wellness, including a mother-baby hospital unit named after her.

The former First Lady has encouraged patients to fight cancer through early screening for breast, cervical and prostate cancer and tackling diabetes by encouraging a healthy lifestyle.

She is also a big supporter of numerous educational and charity programs in Kenya, taking part in the opening of WE Charity College in Narok County, and promoting the conservation of historic sites and monuments.

She went into history books by heading up a campaign, dubbed the Beyond Zero Campaign, to reduce child maternal mortality rates.

On 24 October 2014, she was named Kenya Person of the Year.

She is Catholic and serves as an alumna of the Catholic girls’ school, Kianda School.

As famousnakuru.co.ke, we wish Former First Lady Margaret Wanjiru Gakuo Kenyatta a HAPPY BIRTHDAY.

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