Dr. Kennedy O. Abuga was born in 1972 in Nyamira County. He attended Biego Primary School, Sameta Secondary School before proceeding to the University of Nairobi wherefrom he graduated with a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree in 1996. He obtained a Master of Pharmacy (Pharmaceutical Analysis) degree of the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KUL), Belgium in 2000. In 2009, Dr. Abuga was awarded PhD degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry of the University of Nairobi. Dr. Abuga is currently the Chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry.