Juliana Cherera is the new vice chairperson of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC). The IEBC had been without a chairperson since the resignation of Connie Maina in 2018, hence the election of Cherera, unanimously during a meeting held at the commission boardroom.
The following information on Juliana Cherera's Biography, Net Worth, Age, Family, Parents, Siblings, Instagram, Twitter, Boyfriend, Husband and Nationality is all you need to know.
Juliana Cherera Biography
Juliana Whonge Cherera was the Vice Chair at Kenya's Electoral agency IEBC until her resignation on 5th Dec 2022. She became a public subject in Kenya in mid-August 2022 after leading three other commissioners Francis Wanderi, Irene Masit, and Justus Nyang'aya in disowning the 2022 Kenyan general election results read out by Chair Wafula Chebukati terming them to be of an ‘opaque nature'.
Juliana Cherera Education
She attained a Bachelor of Arts (Education) from Kenyatta University with a specialization in Geography and Kiswahili and is a holder of a Master of Education in Leadership and Educational Management from KEMU. She also studied Project Management at the Kenya Institute of Management, Early Childhood Development Education (ECDE) at KNEC, and Strategic Leadership and Development Program at the Kenya School of Government. She is a member of the Kenya Devolution Support Program Committee.
Juliana Cherera Career
She previously served as the Chief Executive in the Strategic Delivery Unit of the Mombasa County Government where she had served as Secretary in different portfolios. Prior to taking up the county jobs, Juliana worked as an Early Childhood Development Education (ECDE) teacher.
She was appointed a commissioner at the IEBC on 2 September 2021 by former President of Kenya Uhuru Kenyatta. She was sworn in 12 days later by Chief Justice Martha Koome at the Supreme Court in Nairobi.
Weeks later she was unanimously elected as the Vice Chair. She resigned from the position on 5 December 2022 days after she, and three others, had been suspended by Kenya's President William Ruto.
Juliana Cherera Net Worth
Cherera, a former teacher registers a net worth of Ksh16.6 million. She owns 11 acres of land in Kwale, 1.5 acres of land in Kilifi, one acre of land in Makinnon Market and a two-acre tea farm in Meru South.
She also owns a Ksh 3 million family house in Mtwapa, 10,000 shares at a telco company valued at Ksh 430,000, shares at Mwalimu Sacco worth Ksh 328,000 and a vehicle worth Ksh 2.4 million.