Samuel Losuron Poghisio is a Kenyan politician who has served this country in different political positions since 1988.
He joined parliament in 1988 through the KANU ticket but only served for a few months before he was unceremoniously removed. He recaptured the seat of Kacheliba constituency in 1997, 2002 and 2007 only to lose in 2013.
Poghisio is still a member of KANU and currently serving as a Senator representing West Pokot County following his win the 2017 General Elections
He is the incumbent Majority Leader in the senate.
Poghisio holds two Master's degrees in Communication and Divinity from Wheaton and Lincoln universities respectively and previously worked as a lecturer at Daystar University.
The seasonal politician served as the country's assistant minister for Higher Education, Science and Technology between 2000 and 2002.
Between 2007 and 2013, the veteran politician who had retained his Kacheliba seat through the Orange Democratic Movement Party of Kenya (ODM-K) was appointed Minister for Information.
He was behind the draconian Media Bill that allowed the government to raid media houses and impose hefty penalties on individual journalists who misinform the public.
His selection to become Senate majority leader position was viewed as an alignment gearing up for the 2022 polls after Kanu and Jubilee signed a pre-election agreement.