Cleophas Malala is a Kenyan politician and the current senator for Kakamega County. He sat for his Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education at Friends school Kamusinga before proceeding to USIU for his bachelor's degree.
The man who broke into limelight after his controversial play was featured at the national drama festivals was elected as Mahiakalo MCA in 2013 on an ODM ticket.
He vied for Senator seat in the 2017 general election under Amani National Congress party - and won.
At the senate, Malala was at the forefront during the dramatic debate over the revenue location bill. He has been at the forefront in a number of issues in the past two years. Although still young, Malala has been vocal on a number of political debates both in the senate and outside - and which have a significant bearing in the trajectory of Kenyan politics.