Hon Aden Bare Duale was born in 1969 in Garissa County, North Eastern. He joined Boys Town Primary School in 1975 and then proceeded to Garissa High School (1982) and Moi Forces Academy (1986) where he completed his secondary education. He holds a Bachelor of Education Degree from Moi University and an Executive MBA from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology.
Throughout his career, he has undertaken several professional courses which include Conflict Management, Project Management, Livestock Marketing and Value Chain, Livestock Cross Border trade, Animal disease and traceability System and Conflict resolution and peace building. This exposure has equipped him with relevant skills to handle the social and economic problems facing the people of Dujis and Garissa in general. Having grown up in Garissa, Hon. Duale is well versed with the issues that face his people and has implemented several strategic measures to ensure that his constituents are empowered.
Hon. Duale started his career as a graduate teacher at Sankuri Secondary School in 1992; he later joined Kenya Broadcasting Corporation in 1999 as a Director and served up to 2003. He is an accomplished businessman and strategist and to this end he has served in several organisational boards and advisory committees. He was a founder member and CEO of the Livestock Marketing Society of Kenya.
He was elected to parliament in 2007 to represent the people of Dujis and in April 2008, he was appointed as an Assistant Minister for Livestock. He has served in other crucial roles and especially in the new constitution where he served as the North Eastern Province ‘YES’ Team Leader. He was also the ODM National Vice Chairman in Political Affairs until 2011 when he differed in policy matters with his party leadership. Hon Duale is a founder member of the United Republican Party.
Hon. Duale seeked re-election as the Member of Parliament for Garissa Town under the United Republican Party on the strength of his development record, commitment to his constituents and his practical approach to social and economic challenges facing his people. He won and he is the current Member of Parliament and also the Majority Leader in the National Assembly.
The Majority Leader in the National Assembly has been very vocal and participatory in parliament proceedings especially in matters relating to North Eastern economic development, livestock development, corruption in government departments, matters relating to the Muslim community and the Somali community.
Family: Hon. Aden Duale is a family man with a wife and five children. He holds a lot of value in the family unit and continues to ecourage and inspire his people to build their lives around their loved ones and maintain unity and togetherness.
Religion: Hon Duale is a devoted Muslim and a large percentage of his constituents subscribe to the same faith. He has ensured that there are no divisions among his people on religious lines and therefore every person exercises freedom of worship in Dujis.
Education: North Eastern Province has in the past recorded very high illiteracy levels as compared to the rest of the country. This MP has made great strides towards ensuring that every child in Dujis goes to school and accesses opportunities to advance their education to the highest level possible.
Human Rights: This vocal MP has been a front runner in protecting the rights of his people both in parliament and outside; which has made him one of the most popular MPs after only one term in the position.
To uplift the socio-economic position of the people of Dujis and the larger North Eastern region and empower them to compete for equal opportunities with the rest of Kenya.
To continually harness, manage and conserve the natural resources accessible to the people and channelling them to key sectors for sustainable socio-economic development.