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Robert John Ouko, Kenyan politician. Fellow Kenya Institute Management.

Background

Ouko, Robert John was born on March 31, 1932 in Kusumu, Kenya. Son of Erasto and Susanah Seda Ouku.

Education

Graduate, Siriba College. Graduate, Haile Sellassie I University. Graduate, Makarere University.

Career

Teacher, 1952-1955; with Ministry of African Affairs, Kisii District, 1955-1958. Assistant secretary Foreign Affairs Department Office of the Prime Minister, 1962-1963, senior assistant secretary, 1963. Permanent secretary Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 1963-1964, Ministry of Works, 1965-1969.

E. African Minister for Financial and Administration Kenya Government, 1969-1970, minister for Common Market and Economic Affairs, 1970-1977, minister of economic planning and community affairs, 1978-1979, minister of foreign affairs, 1979-1983, minister of planning and national development, 1985-1987, minister of industry, 1987, minister of foreign affairs and international cooperation, 1988-1990. President African Association for Public Administration and Management, 1971-1974. Member E. African Legislation Assembly, International Labor Organization.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Co-author university textbook on management.

Membership

Fellow Kenya Institute Management.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, music, hunting.

Connections

Married Christabel Akumu Odolla, 1965. 7 children.

father:
Erasto Ouku

mother:
Susanah Seda Ouku

spouse:
Christabel Akumu Odolla