Kivutha Kibwana is the Governor of Makueni County and the party leader of the Muungano Party.
He is also a professional lawyer, with a Bachelor's Degree in Law from the University of Nairobi. Kibwana also holds degrees in International Law and a Master in Theological Studies.
In October 2020, the Governor was voted as the third-best performing governor in a study by Infortrak Research and Consulting for 2019-2020. Makueni county was also ranked as the most improved devolved county having jumped from position 40 in 2015 to third 2020.
Kibwana withdrew from the Chairman of the COG in January 2021, citing a conflict of interest owing to his presidential bid. He announced that he would be in the race for State House in 2022.
The Governor is a crusader for the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI).