Makadara Constituency

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Makadara Constituency is an electoral constituency in Kenya. It is one of eight constituencies of Nairobi Province. It consists of central and south of central areas of Nairobi. Makadara constituency has common boundaries with Makadara Division of Nairobi. The entire constituency is located within Nairobi City Council area. The constituency has an area of 20 km². It was known as Doonholm constituency at the 1963 and 1969 elections, then as Bahati Constituency and since 1997 elections it has been known as Makadara Constituency.

Mwai Kibaki, who later became the president of Kenya, served as a Makadara MP before moving to Othaya Constituency.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Elections MP [1] Party Notes
1963 Mwai Kibaki KANU
1969 Mwai Kibaki KANU One-party system
1974 James Muriuki KANU One-party system
1979 Fredrick Esau Omido KANU One-party system
1983 Fredrick Esau Omido KANU One-party system.
1988 Fredrick Esau Omido KANU One-party system.
1992 John Mutere FORD-Asili
1997 Paul Mugeke Democratic Party
2002 Reuben Ndolo NARC
2007 Dickson Wathika PNU The seat was vacated by court in April 2010 citing electoral irregularities [2]
2010 Gidion Mbuvi Kioko NARC-Kenya By-election(September 20, 2010): Mbuvi (19,913); Ndolo (17,652); Wathika (11,088) [3]

Locations and wards[edit]

Location Population*
Makadara 73,020
Makongeni 29.032
Maringo 40,547
Mukuru Nyayo 50,701
Viwandani 82,977
Total x
1999 census.[4]
Ward Registered Voters
Harambee 18,651
Hamza/Lumumba 17,400
Makongeni 13,162
Mbotela 8,280
Nairobi South 18,527
Ofafa 12,172
Viwandani 23,371
Total 111,563
*September 2005.[5]


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