Coming from a humble background, Jubilee senate aspirant George Maara has promised residents that he will make sure Education sector is well funded in the county.
Maara, who hails from Limuru constituency is vying for Kiambu senator.
He promises to advocate for more funding to the county if elected.
Maara has unsuccessfully run for Limuru parliamentary seat thrice.
On Saturday, he said if given a chance he will push for better healthcare, agriculture, youth affairs, education and industrialisation.
“I have good intentions to serve the people of Kiambu and I am once again vying for the senator seat,” he said.
Before joining politics in 2010, Maara has worked various insurance companies raising to rank of CEO including Kenyan alliance and sanlam insurance.
Maara attended Ngecha Primary School and later Starehe Boy’s school, he says he wants to give back to the community through development of educational facilities.
“I will work with the community, government and all stakeholders that are interested in making sure that we have a good education system,” he said.
He is the founder and patron of Jonathan Maara primary school a public school in Limuru constituency which started in mid 1990s.
He says the school serves over 800 pupils.
Through the project he has been able to assist the people of Limuru and by extension people of Kiambu to ensure accessibility to education by many children.
If elected, Maara says his duty is to oversight in working with the governor, elected leaders and the county assembly to ensure that people of Kiambu are met and promote peace and development in the county.
He will also purse personal initiatives that will impact positive on the lives of the people of the county.
“Higher allocation of funds to health services and construction and equipment of more health centers in all wards. Support legislation that provides for free health care and accessibility of health services for all”, he said.
He will also advocate to jobs and business opportunities for youth and get them involved in mentoring and counseling in pursuing courses that are business oriented.
Work with the government, the community and donors to ensure provisions of proper infrastructure, enhancement and implementation of education system from ECDE to higher education.