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Onesimus Kipchumba Murkomen is a Kenyan lawyer and politician who serves as the Majority Leader of the Senate. He was elected Senator for Elgeyo-Marakwet County in 2013 on a URP ticket trouncing among others veteran politician the late Nicholas Biwott to [1] He was easily re-elected in 2017 on a Jubilee ticket beating former inspector General of police David Kimaiyo.

Senator Kipchumba Murkomen
Majority Leader of the Senate
Assumed office
31 August 2017
Senator for Elgeyo-Marakwet
Assumed office
28 March 20 13
Personal details
Born1979 (age 39–40)
Elgeyo-Marakwet, Kenya
Political partyJubilee
Spouse(s)Gladys Wanjiru Kipchumba
Alma materUniversity of Nairobi (LL.B)
Washington College of Law(LL.M)
The University of Pretoria (LL.M)


  1. ^ "Murkomen, the son of a squatter who rose to national leadership". Retrieved 2018-01-09.