Gideon Mung'aro In The Lead Of Kilifi County Governor Election

By Kushal Katuwal | August 10, 2022 03:45 PM

Gideon Mung'aro officially joined ODM as he geared himself up for the Kilifi Gubernatorial seat in the 2022 general election. ( Source : Swalanyeti )

Gideon Mung'aro, age 56, is a Kenyan politician who gave his Governor candidates for Kilifi County. He served as CAS at the Ministry of Lands Kenya since the jubilee took office in 2018. 

He was a member of the CORD coalition under the Orange Democratic Movement. Gideon served as the chairman of the African Union Parliamentary Group, where he worked for the public.

Mung'aro worked as a member of the Committee on Selection and the Lands Committee. He was the former mayor of Malindi Town and represented Malindi in the previous parliament. 

The Kenyan politician started his career in the hotel industry, where he rose through posts to manage the beach resorts in Kilifi County. Gideon was elected chairman of the Malindi chapter of CTA. 

Who Is Kilifi County Governor Candidate Gideon Mung'aro? 

Gideon Mung'aro is a Kenyan politician who gave his Governor candidacy for Kilifi county. He ran for and won the Malindi Parliamentary Constituency seat in the 2007 elections. 

He moved to his own Kilifi North Constituency, where he ran for office in 2013 and was elected after Malindi Constituency was divided into Malindi and Kilifi North Constituencies. 

Mung'aro, a Jubilee Party supporter, ran for Kilifi County governor in the 2007 general elections and placed a strong second behind a large field of Kilifi County political heavyweights.

President Uhuru Kenyatta appointed Gideon Mung'aro as his political point man at the coast ahead of the 2017 general election.
President Uhuru Kenyatta appointed Gideon Mung'aro as his political point man at the coast ahead of the 2017 general election.( Source : Kenyapoa )

He was elected the Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS) in the Ministry of Lands based on his knowledge and strong connections to the National Government of H.E. President Uhuru Kenya. 

By the time the Ministry of Devolution recruited Gideon, Arid, and Semi-Arid Lands (ASALs), over 10,000 inhabitants of settlement projects in Kilifi County had received land title deeds.

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Gideon Mung'aro Educational Background

Gideon Mung'aro is one of few Kenyan politicians with an excellent educational background. He studied his primary education at Dabaso Primary and Malindi Secondary Schools. 

After his primary education, he enrolled at GRETSA University, where he studied Human Resource Management. Mung'aro is described as an achiever whose records speak for himself. 

Gideon Mung'aro with the family of his late uncle Hon. Emmanuel Karisa Maitha at Statehouse Mombasa.
Gideon Mung'aro with the family of his late uncle Hon. Emmanuel Karisa Maitha at Statehouse Mombasa.( Source : Facebook )

Gideon has won awards like The Order of the Grand Warrior (OGW), Distinguished Service Medal (DS), Most Honorable Order (MHO), and Peace Pillar for Malindi (awarded by the United Nations).

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What Is Gideon Mung'aro Political Party? 

Gideon Mung'aro belonged to the CORD coalition under the "Orange Democratic Movement" center-left political party. 

The Orange Democratic Movement" separated the Orange Democratic Organization Party of Kenya and the Wiper Democratic Movement - Kenya in August 2007.

President Mwai Kibaki then disbanded the entire cabinet after 58.12% of Kenyans voted against the proposed constitution in the 2005 constitutional referendum. 

The ODM's response was to declare that this was a positive development saying that the Kibaki cabinet had lost its mandate because it had campaigned for a "yes" vote in the referendum.

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Meet Gideon Mung'aro Family And Wife 

Gideon Mung'aro was born on June 15, 1966, in the remote community of Dabaso in a Kenyan family. However, there are no details of his family available on media portals. 

Mung'aro is a married man. He tied the knot with Susanne and the pair is blessed with two children Ian and Vivian. Both sons now work as businessmen in Kenya. 

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