Maina Kamanda Biography, Career, Wife, Education, Son, and Net Worth

Maina Kamanda is a vocal Kenyan politician serving as a nominated member of parliament. Kamanda is well-known for his strong political support of the government.

Lately, the established politician has been hitting headlines following his undying support towards the ODM party leader, Raila Amolo Odinga. Raila is vying for the presidential position through Azimio La Umoja Coalition and Kamanda is one of their front soldiers in campaigns.

Kamanda is among the few leaders who have managed to maintain their relevance in the political scene for ages. As a politician the highest position, he has served is a parliamentary seat in the Starehe constituency.

Following a terrifying defeat in 2017 by a popular musician Charles Kanyi alias Jaguar. Jubilee never left him on the street as he was sent to the parliament as a nominated member of parliament.

Kamanda has declared he will no longer battle for the seat again. Instead, he has announced his intentions to run for a Senatorial position in Nairobi on a Jubilee ticket going head to head with his fellow Azimio soldier Edwin Sifuna.

Maina Kamanda Biography
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Maina Kamanda Age and Place of Birth

Kamanda was in 1951 in Kenya.

Education

Maina Kamanda
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He began his schooling in Kagaa Primary school between 1964 and 1970. From the primary level, he joined City High School for his o-levels.

Following strict academic rules on elective positions, Kamanda joined Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) and pursued a certificate course from 2011-12. He later returned to the institution to study Bachelor of Arts in Management.

Maina Kamanda Family and Wife

Kamanda might be very vocal about many things but one thing he has managed to keep under wraps is his family life. He has disclosed zero information concerning his parents or wife.

However, he has a son by the name of Michael Kamanda, a businessman who once served as a nominated councilor. He has also served as a director at the Kenya Ports Authority board.

Maina Kamanda Salary and Net Worth

Despite being a nominated member of parliament he earns the same salary as the elected member of parliaments. According to reports, a member of parliament in Kenya earns a taxable salary of Ksh532,500 without allowances which may add up to Ksh 300k.

Being in politics for such a long time and earning heavily Kamanda must have accumulated a reasonable net worth for himself, estimated to be around Ksh 500million and above.

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