Hon. Aaron Cheruiyot
H.E. Aaron Cheruiyot was born on 23rd February 1986 to Mr Joel Kipkoskei, a tea farmer and Mary Koskei a teacher. He grew up in Kericho County. His mother is a teacher. He went to Unity Primary School. He later joined Kericho High School for his secondary education. He vied for the Moi University Students Organization (MUSO) chairman’s seat in 2008 but lost out narrowly to Moses Orango.
He holds a BA Language and Literary Studies (Literature option) from Moi University. He graduated in 2010. He joined Kenya Institute of Management in 2010 where he obtained a diploma in marketing.
Arona, as he is fondly known among his friends, established the Africana Savana Tours Safaris, in May 2012 soon after quitting his sales job at Radio Africa Group. He’s also a director at Top Image Cleaning Services in Nairobi. Aaron is a staunch Christian and is a youth leader and Sunday School teacher at Africa Gospel Church in Donholm, Nairobi. He’s an active member of Concert Family, a Christian group based in Moi University, Main Campus. He often led prayers at his campaign rallies
He declared his intention to vie for the Kericho senatorial seat on November 24, 2015 and was urged on by his friends and family. He felled established politicians including former Ministers Franklin Bett and Magerer Langat. The senator has strong vision for Kericho county to see to the developement of the region.