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September 19, 2018

5-Minute-Interview: I went on a peacekeeping mission to Yugoslavia

Bureti
Bureti

I'm good at……………..mentoring and motivating students.

 

I'm very bad at……………..working with lazy people.

 

The last book I enjoyed reading is…………..the Bible.

 

The most surprising thing that happened to me is…………in 1992-1993 when I was appointed to work in Yugoslavia and participate in a peacekeeping mission.

 

A common misconception about me is………………I am generous

 

One of my worst childhood fears was………………….failing exams.

 

My ideal night out is…………………..going for overnight prayers.

 

In another life I'd have been…………..a politician. I would like to vie for a sit in Tinderet.

 

If I was a politician, i would………………..come up a programme to empower the women and youth.

 

The best age to be is……………..35. You have to make your own decisions because you are now mature.

 

The best part of my job is……………….when I see my students graduate after completing their studies.

 

My greatest regret is………………..not having pursued my postgraduate education early. I would be far by now.

 

Historical figure I most identify with……………..Amercian rights activist Martin Luther King Jnr.

 

Living person I most admire……………….Edward Limo

 

My favourite writer is……………..Chinua Achebe.

 

My greatest achievement is……………….promoting my people in one of the local FM stations.

 

My lowest point of misery was……………….losing my older brother in 1993.

 

My greatest possession is……………..my relationship with Jesus Christ.

 

If I was to die in five minutes, my last words would be…………..I have fought the good fight in Christ.\

 

Dr Philemon Kiptoo Bureti is a senior lecturer and director at Mt Kenya University.

 

 

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