On 1st June, Machakos gubernatorial aspirant Bernard Kiala revealed his running mate. Kiala appointed Ms. Evelyn Mutula Mwende to deputize him if he took the county top seat. Ms. Mutula hails from Mbusyani village, Kola – Mumaandu ward, Machakos town Sub County.
Ms. Mutula is married with 3 children. She holds a bachelors of arts in communication and an MBA in strategic management and presently a PhD candidate. According to kiala`s team, her strengths include strategic communication and business management. The key factors that she brings on board are drawn from her experience in cooperate and NGOs as a management consultant.
Kiala said she will spearhead actualization of the transparency framework for accountability.
“She is the solution to corruption that I have been consulting professionals in Machakos,therefore Ms. Mutula will be the key to fight corruption in the devolved government.” Kiala said.
He added that teaming up with her is a plan to harness the rich talent among the Machakos people to unlock prosperity in the county. It is also part of his commitment to pursue gender balance and women empowerment in county.
In a press release on Friday, Kiala pointed out that Ms. Evelyne is fully equipped ahead of the election. She will represents the people of Machakos to her best ability. She resides in Athi River, Mavoko Sub County.