Prof. Kindiki was re-elected Senator in the 2017 General Elections. Prof. Kindiki is a former Senate Majority Leader. He was first elected Senator on a TNA ticket. Prof. Kindiki was appointed Secretary of Cohesion in the Justice Ministry but quit after 100 days citing lack of political goodwill. Prof. Kindiki is a member of the Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS), the International Association on the Study of Forced Migration (IASFM), the Law Society of Kenya (LSK) and the International Commission of Jurists (Kenya Chapter) (ICJ-K). Prof. Kindiki completed his secondary school at Lenana High School. In 1994, he was in the pioneer class of Bachelor of Laws (LLB) at Moi University. He was retained as a graduate assistant after an exemplary performance before receiving a scholarship to study for his Master of Law and PhD at the University of Pretoria. Mr. Kindiki was born in 1973 in Irunduni village in Mukothima Ward in Tharaka Nithi County. He is the son of a Methodist cleric and a housewife. He became the Associate Dean at the University of Nairobi, School of Law at the age of 32 years. Deputy President William Ruto engaged him as one of his lawyers for his case at the International Criminal Court.