Mr. Faki is the second Senator for Mombasa County. He is not new to elective politics having unsuccessfully vied four times for the Changamwe Parliamentary seat. His first attempt was during the 1992 general elections when he vied for Changamwe Parliamentary Seat on a Ford Kenya ticket. He lost to the renowned politician and former Changamwe MP the late Kennedy Kiliku whose election was challenged in Court by Ramadhan Kajembe, and lost the seat in 1995 when a by-election was held. His third attempt was in 1997 when he lost again to Mr Kajembe before shifting allegiance to Labour Party of Kenya where he lost the Changamwe Parliamentary seat for the fourth time. In the 2013 general elections he also unsuccessfully vied for the newly created Jomvu parliamentary seat. His sixth attempt in elective politics was his luckiest after winning the Senatorial seat. Mr. Faki is a lawyer by profession. He holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Nairobi.