Kimani Wamatangi

Kimani Wamatangi

Kiambu Senator Kimani Wamatangi also serves as the Senate Majority Whip, a position he was elected to in February 2021.

He replaced Murang’a Senator Irungu Kang’ata who was ousted after a Jubilee Parliamentary Group meeting.

According to Standing Order No 2, the Majority Whip is expected to ensure Jubilee Senators attend to House business, particularly when there is the contentious business to be transacted, with a view to ensuring that each party’s policy stance/agenda is passed; select senators from their respective parties to serve in various committees and enforce party discipline among senators as well as disciplining errant members.

In 2019, he was  awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Humanity in recognition and appreciation of service rendered to communities in an effort to alleviate poverty and improve livelihoods through Wamatangi Foundation, 

He is a businessman and Founder member and former vice-chair Auto-bazaar Association of Kenya (AAK)

Wamatangi holds a  Masters in Business Administration as well as Diploma in Leadership and Corporate Governance

As a senator he has served in the following senate committees, Transport and Infrastructure Committee-chairman, County Public Accounts Committee -Vice-Chair,  Finance, Commerce and Budget- Member, The Powers and Privileges Committee-Member, The liaison committee-Member

Among other achievements in the senate is the coming up with the "Assumption of Office of Governor bill" that later became an act of parliament which provides for an orderly transition from an outgoing governor to the incoming one.