Peter Njuguna Gitau – Biography, MP Mwea, Kirinyaga, Wife, Family, Wealth
Peter Njuguna Gitau was born in 1965 in Mwea, Kirinyaga County, Kenya.
He has been the Member of Parliament for Mwea Constituency in Kirinyaga County since 2007. In 2007, he was elected to the 10th Parliament on a PNU ticket and in March 2013, he was elected to the 11th parliament on The National Alliance (TNA) party ticket in the Jubilee Alliance.
His predecessors to the same seat are;
1988 – 1992 was William Kathigi Kibugi on KANU ticket
1992 -1997 was Allan Njeru Murigu on Democratic Party ticket
1997 – 2002 was Alfred Mwangi Nderitu on Democratic Party ticket
2002 – 2007 was Alfred Mwangi Nderitu on NARC ticket
In the National Assembly he is a Member of Procedure and House Rules Committee and a member of the Departmental Committee on Agriculture, Livestock and Co-operatives.
In the 10th Parliament he was a member of the Departmental Committee on Lands and Natural Resources and Committee on Implementation.
Peter Njuguna Gitau has spoken 1718 times in Parliament since 2007.
From 2013 he has only made 9 speeches. In Feb 2014 he made 2 speeches and in Oct 2013 he made 7 speeches. In 2015 he never spoke on the floor of the house. He was declared one of the laziest MPs in the 11th Parliament.
Peter Njuguna Gitau Education Background
Peter Njuguna Gitau was a primary School pupil at of Gathigiriri Primary School.
From 1980 – 1984 he was a Secondary School Student at Meru Technical (secondary) School.
From 1984 – 1985 he was an A level’s Student at Mombasa Polytechnic.
From 1987 – 1989 he was pursuing Diploma in Mechanical Engineering at Mombasa Polytechnic
Peter Njuguna Gitau Job history
From 1985 Peter Gitau was a Machine operator at Rai plywoods Kenya ltd.
From 1986 he was a Physical Planner of Steel structure Ltd.
From 1990 he was a Physical Planner in the Ministry of Lands
Peter Njuguna Gitau charged in court for incitement in South Ngariama
In March 2010, Mwea MP Peter Njuguna Gitau was charged in a Kerugoya court with inciting people to violence in a controversial ranch in Kirinyaga district. Gitau is accused that on March 12 2010, he incited violence by saying that the people who have been resettled in the South Ngariama ranch should vacate, failure to which they will be forcibly evicted.
His utterances resulted in the death of four people who were living in the ranch. He uttered the words in Kerugoya town during the hearing of the Interim Independent Boundary Review Commission. The principal magistrate, Stephen Mbungi released the MP on a Sh20,000 bond.
Peter Njuguna Gitau arrested in Malindi for bribing voters
In March 2016, Peter Njuguna Gitau was Arrested in Malindi for bribing voters. He was found in possession of Ksh. 200,000 in cash. He recorded a statement with the police and was released.
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Peter Njuguna Gitau Contacts
Post: P. O. Box 99 Wanguru
Parliament: Parliament Buildings Parliament Rd.
P.O Box 41842 – 00100