Gubernatorial race in Kiambu County
Kabogo is vying as an independent while Waititu is on a Jubilee ticket.
- WILLIAM KABOGO GITAU (IND)
William Kabogo He holds a Diploma in Electronics from Thika Technical High School. He also has a bachelor of Commerce from Panjab University, India.
Following his return to Kenya, he got employed as an auditor at the Auditor General’s office in the early 80’s. Working as an accountant for an international NGO, of which he later became its chief executive; a feat credited to his hard work.
In 2002, Kabogo joined politics as a young man and won the Juja parliamentary seat. Since, he has been known to have initiated numerous development projects, including provision of tapped water, installation of electricity, and road construction works as well as, proper management of the bursary fund, construction of health centers and schools.
- FERDINAND WAITITU (JUBILEE)
Ferdinand Waititu (born January 1, 1962 in Kibera, Nairobi) is the current Kabete Constituency Member of Parliament since 2015 and the immediate former Member of Parliament for Embakasi Constituency and assistant minister for Water Services and Irrigation in the government of Kenya. He is a former deputy mayor and Councilor of in the Nairobi City Council.
In 2017 Waititu was elected as the Jubilee Party Nominee for Governor position in Kiambu County after defeating the incumbent Governor of Kiambu County Hon. William Kabogo.
He completed his secondary school in 1981 from Dagoretti High School, where he obtained the Kenya Certificate of Education.
He then proceeded to Technical University of Kenya, then Kenya Polytechnic before proceeding to Punjab India where he obtained a degree in commerce from Siri Guru College in 1991.
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