Dalmas Otieno

Dalmas Otieno Anyango (born 19 April 1945)[1] o Kenya. He was first elected as the Member of Parliament for Rongo in 1988, serving as Minister for Industrialisation from 1988 to 1991, then later that year as Minister of Labour & Human Resource Development and as Minister of Transport from 1991 to 1996. He joined the main opposition candidate in the 2007 presidential election Raila Odinga, successfully running for the Member of Parliament for Rongo. Following a violence-marred election and post-poll crisis, Odinga was appointed Prime Minister in April 2008 in a power-sharing deal with Mwai Kibaki, serving as Supervisor and Coordinator of a national unity coalition government. Dalmas was appointed as the Minister of State for Public Service.[2] In the subsequent presidential election 5 years later he retained his seat again. Dalmas is commonly known as " Wuod Bade Boyo".Other nicknames that have been associated with him include "Adally" which is slang for his name Dalmas. Dalmas unsuccessfully vied for Rongo MP in 2017 as independent candidate.

Dalmas Otieno in 2007

He was educated at Strathmore School.[3]


  1. ^ https://softkenya.com/kenya/dalmas-otieno/. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ Ronoh, Faith. "How Mwai Kibaki, Raila Odinga power sharing deal was struck". standardmedia.co.ke. Archived from the original on 20 October 2017.
  3. ^ "Unique learning that nurtures discipline and talent". Standardmedia.co.ke. 14 June 2011. Retrieved 4 August 2011.