HON. MARWA KITAYAMA K. MAISORI
Kuria East MP
BORN: 12TH MAY 1968
POLITICAL PARTY: JUBILEE
RESIDENCE: NYAMTIRO, KURIA EAST CONSTITUENCY, MIGORI COUNTY.
ALMA MATER: UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI
PRESENT: MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT FOR KURIA EAST CONSTITUENCY.
PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEES: INFORMATION COMMUNICATION AND INNOVATION AND SPECIAL FUNDS ACCOUNTS COMMITTEE.
EARLY LIFE AND EDUCATION.
Hon. Marwa Kitayama Maisori was born in Nyamtiro village, Nyabasi West ward in Migori county. He attended Migori Catholic Nursery school, Nyaroha Primary school, Kileleshwa Primary school, Dr. Livingstone Primary school, then proceeded to Nairobi Technical High School for his O-level and later Khamis High School in Mombasa for his A levels. He holds a Certificate in Labour-Based Road Construction Technology from the Kenya Institute of Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT) Kisii campus, Diploma in Building Engineering from the Technical University of Mombasa, Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management from the University of Nairobi and a Master’s degree in Construction Management from the University of Nairobi.
In April 2015, Hon. Marwa Kitayama K. Maisori was appointed as a Director in Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC). He chaired the Board Technical Committee and was a member of the Board Audit committee for entire two-year period before his resignation to run for Member of National Assembly, Kuria East Constituency in the August 2017 General Elections.
Prior to his appointment, Hon. Marwa Kitayama Maisori, worked on several projects in building construction industry, water, engineering survey, quantity survey as director Kitayama Construction Ltd, he previously worked for Konoike Construction Company (Japan), S.R Manga and Associates, and Mori Engineering Services.
Hon. Marwa Kitayama Maisori was elected on Jubilee ticket with a landslide victory of 75% of the total votes cast in August 2017 general election. He currently serves in two Parliamentary committees i.e. Information, Communication and Innovation (Departmental), and Special Funds Accounts (Investigatory).
Early Political History
In 1992, he campaigned for Hon. Shadrack Manga for Kuria constituency.
In 1997, he campaigned for Hon. Shadrack Manga.
In 2002, he campaigned for H.E. President Uhuru Kenyatta/ Hon. Shadrack Manga.
In 2005, he rallied the Orange campaign referendum on constitutional change.
In 2007, he contested for Kuria constituency Parliamentary seat but lost.
In 2010, he rallied the YES campaign referendum on constitutional change.
In 2013, he contested for Kuria East constituency Parliamentary seat, lost to Hon. Shadrack Manga.
In 2017, he contested for Kuria East Parliamentary seat and also campaigned for H.E. the President Uhuru Kenyatta and won with a landslide victory.
In 2017 repeat Presidential election, he led the Presidential campaign in Kuria East constituency.
Hon. Marwa was awarded the Honor of Head of State Commendation (HSC) by His Excellency, the President Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi in 1998.
He has actively participated in many national duties from time to time.
PARLIAMENT IN THE NEW CONSTITUTION
Parliament is the law making organ of the government. The new constitution provides for two houses of parliament, these being the SENATE and the NATIONAL ASSEMBLY. Their functions are distinct and set out under the constitution which they have a duty to uphold.
The main role of parliament is to make legislation. It is the only organ allowed to make laws by the constitution but can issue such powers to other authorities by legislation.
The National Assembly Members will deliberate over allocation of revenue to the government and will act as an oversight authority on revenue use. It also acts as an oversight body on executive actions and conduct.
Parliament comprises of a representative to the national assembly from each of the 290 constituencies in the country, 47 women elected as representatives from each county, 12 nominated members according to the proportion of the parties represented and the Speaker, who is an ex officio member.