Gatundu South is an electoral constituency in Kiambu County, Kenya and the seat of the District Officer in Gatundu Town. It is one of twelve constituencies in Kiambu County. The constituency has four wards, Kiamwangi, Kiganjo, Ndarugo and Ng'enda all of them are within Kiambu County council. The constituency was established before the 1997 General Elections. Previously it was part of the larger Gatundu Constituency which was split into Gatundu South Constituency and Gatundu North Constituency it is ranked 182 out of 210 Constituencies in Kenya in size and 165 out of 210 in population size.
Two of Kenya's Presidents are from Gatundu South Constituency: Mzee Jomo Kenyatta (Kenya's founding father and first President of The Republic of Kenya 1964–1978) and his son President Uhuru Kenyatta, 2013–Present.
The current Gatundu South MP is Gabriel (GG) Kagombe who succeeded Moses Kuria a student of thika high school Https://thikahighschool.com
Theta Dam is in Gatundu South it's located inside Kinale Forest, its being constructed across Theta River in Gatundu South constituency. The project includes construction of a 17 meter high compacted earth fill dam, Construction of a reinforced concrete spillway and Laying of a 3.5 km long 500mm diameter steel pipeline up to the Mundoro forest edge.
On completion, Theta dam reservoir will have a storage capacity of 2 million cubic meters (2 Billion liters). This will enable production of 15,000 m3/day of water that will augment both the Ndarugu and Thiririka water projects reliability. This will improve water supply to the upper parts of Gatundu such as Gachika, Kiamuoria, Kiganjo, Gatitu of greater Kiganjo location and upper parts of greater Ndarugu locations.
|1963||Jomo Kenyatta||KANU||Jomo Kenyatta also elected President of Kenya unopposed.|
|1974||Jomo Kenyatta||KANU||Jomo Kenyatta also elected President of Kenya unopposed.|
|1979||Ngengi wa Muigai||KANU|
|1988||Zachary Kimemia Gakunju||KANU|
|1992||Anthony Kamuiru Gitau||Ford|
|1997||Moses Mwihia||SDP||Gatundu Constituency split into Gatundu North Constituency and Gatundu South Constituency.|
|2007||Uhuru Kenyatta||KANU||Uhuru Kenyatta also appointed to serve as the Deputy Prime Minister on the grand coalition government.|
|2013||Jossy Ngugi Nyumu||TNA||Uhuru Kenyatta also elected President of the Republic of Kenya on March 4, 2013, on a TNA Ticket. Josepgh Ngugi Nyumu died on 21 May 2014|
|2014 Kenyan by-election||Moses Kuria||TNA|
|2022||Gabriel (GG) Kagombe||UDA|
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