Patrick Lumumba Biography ,Education and CV


Patrick Lumumba is one of the most eloquent lawyers in Kenya. His CV is so decorated that even other lawyers consult him on matters of law and governance.

The popular lawyer was born on 17 July 1962 in Luo Nyanza.His real name is Patrick Loch Otieno Lumumba

The lawyer attended Ambira High Schoolfor his A level certificate before joining Pumwani Secondary School for ) level qualification.

Patrick earned his law degree from the University of Nairobi and later advanced his studies at the same university to earn a Masters degree in Law. After completing his Masters degree, he joined the University of Ghent in Belgium to pursue his PhD in Law, where he graduated three years later.

The former EACC chair joined the University of Nairobi as a Lecturer after completing his PhD from the University of Ghent. He lecture red Law classes until the year 2010 when former President Mwai Kibaki appointed him Director of Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission.

Patrick served as the Director of Kenya Anti-Corruption Commission from September 2010 to August 2011, when parliament of Kenya voted to have him removed as the Chair after he crossed the red line.

Even after he was sacked as the Director of EACC, Lumumba continued to be focal as he continued lecturing at the University of Nairobi. He also continued serving as the Trustee and the Executive Director of the African Institute of Leaders and Leadership, Nairobi, Kenya