By Harrison Omayio and our Correspondent
Nyandarua County is found in Central Province of Kenya. Its capital town is Ol Kalou. Nyandarua County has a male population of 292,155, a female population of 304,113 and a total population of 596,268 (2009 Census).
Nyandarua County has a reasonably stable rainfall pattern, which enables subsistence agriculture to be the main economic activity. However there are parts of the district that experience drier conditions.
The dominant community in this county is Kikuyu, with other minority groups present especially in the towns.
The county is the home to the acting head of Public Service and Secretary to the Cabinet Mr. Francis Kimemia and also produced the late Legend athlete Samuel Wanjiru.
There are four constituencies in the County namely Kinangop, Kipipiri.OlKalou and Nyandarua.
Kinangop Constituency is represented in Parliament by David Mwaniki Ngugi who was born on July 14,1951.He frequently speaks in Parliament.
Ngugi has an MBA from Moi University which he acquired in 2005 and professionally he is an insurer. He is also a Golfer and his advice to Kenyans is: “Let us be positive about our leaders ourselves and our country. Let everyone of us play his or her part to make Kenya a country we are all proud of. Let us believe in God and ourselves”
Amos Kimunya who is considered as one of the influential Ministers in the Cabinet of President Kibaki represents Kipipiri constituency in Parliament.
Kimunya whom his middle name is Muhinga was born on March 06,1962 and has done a good job in his constituency according to the people we spoke to in his constituency. He is believed to be very close to President Kibaki.
He attended Njabini Secondary School, Shimo La Tewa School, Strathmore College and University of Nairobi in 1986 where he graduated with a Degree of Bachelor in Commerce.
His hobbies include Golf, reading and swimming and advices Kenyans that “Kenya is our beautiful home, we owe it to the future generations to preserve, sustain, and develop further that beauty and national wealth. Let us commit ourselves to working on it, and succeed”.
On Sunday we focus on MPS in Olkalou and Ndaragwa