Mutula Kilonzo Junior (born in 1975 in Mbooni, Makeueni County) is a Kenyan politician. He is currently serving as the Senator of Maueni County, Kenya.
He is also a member and the vice-chairperson of the Wiper Democratic Movement, Kenya.
He was elected to serve as the second Senator of Makueni County Government in a by-election in July 2013. This was following the death of his father.
Mutula is currently serving his second term since he was elected in 2017.
|Name||Mutula Kilonzo Junior|
|Age||45 years old|
|Date of birth||1975|
|Place of birth||Mbooni, Makeueni County|
|Alma mater||Dr. Ambedkar College in Nagpur|
|Wife||Anita Mutula Junior|
|Profession||Lawyer and politician|
He was born into the family of Mutula Kilonzo and his first wife in the year 1975 in Mbooni Makueni County, Kenya.
Mutula junior is a brother yo Wanza Kilonzo and Kethi Kilonzo. He also has step-brothers including Mutune, Muathi Kilonzo, Michael Musembi, and Musau.
He had his secondary school education at Kathiani High School, Machakos County.
Mutula Junior attended Dr. Ambedkar College in Nagpur and graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree.
Mutular junior is married to Anita Mutula Junior and is a father of one daughter.
He is a lawyer by profession and also a certified public secretary. Mutula is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya. He is an associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in Kenya.
In 1995, he kicked off his career as an apprentice in the firm of his father, Kilonzo and Company Advocates. In 2001, Mutula Junior became an associate at the firm.
In July 2013 was when he walked into the spotlight in politics. This was following the demise of his father Mutula Kilonzo, who was serving as Senator of Makueni County.
He was chosen as the Wiper Party flag bearer, though his sister at that time was the first choice to take after their father.
She was barred from contesting for elections by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC).
The regulatory agency barred her on the ground that she wasn’t a registered voter, affirmed by a three-judge bench of the High Court of Kenya.
He then contested in the by-elections that took place thereafter under the Wiper Democratic Movement ticket and won.