Aden Duale bio, age, wife, education, and career.

Aden Duale

Aden Duale is a politician from the Garissa Township constituency which is in Garissa county. He is one of the most fierce politicians in Kenya. His full name is Aden Bare Duale.

Aden Duale
Aden Duale


Duale was born in 1969. Also, he was born in Balamba Constituency, Garissa County.  He is the son of Hawar Kosar, who was a small-scale businesswoman. His father was a pastoralist.

wife and family of Aden Duale

Aden is married to one wife who is the daughter to former Chief of General Staff Mohamud Mohamed. Together they have five sons. In addition, the firstborn son left Mang’u high school in the year 2015 having scored an A-.

Education of Aden Duale

So, Duale joined school in the year 1975 for his primary education at Boystown Primary School in Garissa County. After completing his primary education, he  joined Garissa High School in the year 1982. However, he also went to the Moi Forces Academy in Nakuru County in 1986.

Here, he wasn’t to  undertake his ordinary and advanced levels respectively. Aden then went to Moi University where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Education. Also, he further  undertook his Master’s degree at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology. 

Moreover, he  pursued other professional courses such as Animal disease and traceability System, Project Management, Conflict Management, and Livestock Marketing and Value Chain, Conflict resolution and peacebuilding and also Livestock Cross-Border trade.


Aden Duale and Hon. William Ruto during campaigns

Aden started his career in teaching at Sankuri Secondary School in 1992. However, he did not teach for more than one year.  When he left teaching, he joined Garissa Provincial Commissioner office in the position of a clerical officer. In this office, he worked for six months and started family business. Later, he went to wotk with Kenya Broadcasting Corporation where he took up the role as a director until 2003.  Also, he was among the founder members of the Livestock Marketing Society of Kenya.

In the year 2007, he joined politics with the Orange Democratic  Party (ODM). He also vied for a member of parliament seat for Dujis Constituency seat and won. In the year 2011, he left ODM for United Republican Party (URP) which was headed by Hon. William Ruto. This is the coalition that joined hands with the retired president Uhuru Kenyatta and formed Jubilee which was on power from 2013 to August 2022. With the jubilee coalition, Aden was the majority leader in the National Assembly upto June 2020 when they disagreements arose between the then president Uhuru and his deputy William Ruto.

Net worth of Aden

Aden has businesses such as;

  • He has a four-story building  in Garissa.
  • Also, he owns a Nomad Hotel in Eastleigh estate in Nairobi county.
  • Again, Medina Chemicals firm which deals with supplying veterinary products in North Eastern of Kenya, Somalia, Djibouti and South Sudan.
  • A  cattle ranch which is at the Coast.

Appointment as CS

In September 27th 2022, Aden was appointed as cabinet secretary for defence by president Hon. william Ruto.

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