Machakos CEC Roads, Transport and Public Works – Who is Nathaniel Nganga?

Nathaniel Nganga was born and brought up in Katutuni, Ikombe ward – Yatta constituency. He went to the local primary school and later Kathiani Boys. After Highschool, he taught in several primary schools in his locality such as Kikesa for 2 years.

He proceeded to Egerton University for a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics Degree. Nganga graduated in 2011 and worked at Tala Academy as Maths, Chemist, and Physics teacher.

Thereafter he worked with the Cooperative Bank of Kenya and Kenya National Bureau of Statistics as a Research assistant. Later on, he resigned to vie for office as Ikombe MCA in 2012. He was elected MCA and also had a chance to serve as Deputy Speaker in the first Assembly.

In 2017, he ran for office as Yatta MP but quit at the nomination stage. In the Machakos senatorial by-election of 2021, he was the coordinator of Wiper’s Agnes Kavindu campaigns in the Yatta sub-county and also served as Kavindu’s manager. In February 2022 he joined Wavinya’s campaign secretariat as campaign manager.

While appearing before Machakos County Assembly appointments committee, he was taken to task on what he will do on the pending bills in the department. Nganga noted that they will prioritize payment for big and small contractors so that everyone receives money.

He added that there was a need to create more parking space in Machakos town. He revealed that he was ready to work on partnerships with the private sector and National Government to better the county’s infrastructure.

On Graders and county equipment, he undertook to repair the ones that can be repaired at a small cost but dispose of those that are unserviceable.

Unknown to Many, Nganga is a cousin to Foreign and Diaspora Affairs CS Dr. Alfred Nganga Mutua.

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