George Saitoti, Minister, Internal Security
Prof. George Kinuthia Saitoti (born 1945) is a mathematician,
politician, and former Vice President of Kenya. He currently
serves as Minister for Internal Security.
George Saitoti is both Maasai, and Kikuyu by origin.
Ironically, Human Rights Watch accused him of inciting
ethnic violence in the Rift Valley Province during the
run-up to the 1992 Kenyan general elections, violence that
was mainly directed against the Kikuyu.
He studied at Mang'u High School and received his undergraduate
education in the U.S. at Brandeis University on a Wien
Scholarship. Saitoti obtained a PhD in Mathematics from
the University of Warwick in 1972 in the area of algebraic