Daniel Manduku Biography

Daniel Manduku Biography, age, wife, tribe, family background, profile, MD KPA salary, contacts

Daniel Manduku is a prosperous businessman and leader in different organizations. He is a practical boss, who until recently, served as a managing director at the Kenya Ports Authority. A section admire the sharp looking tycoon for his career and the rest his life story. Lucky for you because we have summarized both in the upcoming sections of Daniel Manduku biography.

Many people confuse between the late Hezron Manduku and Daniel Manduku. Even so, that should not be the case because the two are not related. Who is Daniel Manduku? He is a smart gentleman in education, business, and most recently Kisii County politics.

Dr. Arch Daniel Manduku profiles summary

  • Real name: Daniel Ogwoka Manduku
  • Popularly: Daniel Manduku
  • Date of birth: February 5, 1971
  • Birth sign: Aquarius
  • Place of birth: Kisii
  • Daniel Manduku age: 53 years
  • Tribe: Kisii
  • County: Kisii County
  • Occupation:  Business Administrator
  • Roles: MD, CEO, executive chair
  • Daniel Manduku children: 3
  • Years active: 1996 to date
  • Relationship status: Married

Daniel Ogwoka Manduku is famous for serving as a chief executive officer at the National Construction Authority (NCA) and a managing director at the Kenya Ports Authority (KPA).

Dr Daniel Manduku biography with pictures 

Architect Daniel Manduku CV pdf shows that he is an influential figure in business scenes.

A speedy rise to positions of power in international companies says it all.

How old is Daniel Ogwoka Manduku?

Daniel Manduku age is 53 years as of 2024. The former KPA and KCA boss celebrated his 52th birthday on the 5th of February.

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Daniel Manduku wife and children

Some online sources claim that Daniel Manduku is a father of three children and husband to a beautiful wife.

There are, however, no wedding pictures and trusted reviews to confirm the info.

Similarly, details about Daniel Manduku parents are scarce on the internet.

Daniel Manduku brothers

Manduku’s younger brother Yusuf Maraga came to the limelight when the MD was battling a series of corruption charges at KPA.

Maraga Yusuf was allegedly in a charge of a controversial Ongata Rongai property that Manduku had acquired at Ksh. 85 million.

Dr. Arch. Daniel Manduku education profile

The young Manduku joined Alliance High School in 1986 and sat for his Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education exams in 1989.

In 1990, he joined the Jommo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT). Manduku graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture honors degree.

Daniel Manduku returned to class in 2010 for a Master’s degree in Business Administration (strategy).

He is a United States International University (USIU Kenya) alumnus, College of Business Studies, class of 2011.

In 2014, Manduku enrolled at USIU for a Doctorate of Business Administration. He majored in Leadership and Change Management, and graduated in 2016.

Dr. Arch Daniel Ogwoka Manduku is now a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) holder.

Academic accomplishments

Manduku has attained a couple of publications including a thesis and an MBA research paper.

He first submitted an MBA research paper on January 5, 2011 about “Corporate Governance in Kenya.”

On June 1, 2011, Manduku submitted an MBA thesis about the “Effects of Client related factors on construction costs in Nairobi.”

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Dr Daniel Manduku family background

Architect Daniel Manduku home is in Kisii County where he was born about five decades ago.

Daniel Manduku tribe

Dr. Manduku is of the Kisii tribe. He shares the same ethnicity with prominent Kisii politicians such as David Maraga and Dr. Fred Matiangi.

MD Daniel Manduku biography on career history

The skilled Manduku has worked in several firms as a top executive. Here are a few.

i. MD at Cadplan Architects Ltd

Manduku worked as a managing director at Cadplan Architects Ltd between 2001 and 2012.

The opportunity enabled him to serve the larger East African region as a designer and supervisor.

ii. CEO at Kenya Construction Authority

In 2012, Manduku joined the Kenya Construction Authority where he worked as an executive director until 2018.

The long stay qualified him as a Registrar of Contractors.

iii. MD at Kenya Ports Authority

Dr. Manduku joined the Mombasa based KPA in May 2018 and worked until March 2020.

A multi-million procurement scandal of about Ksh. 245 million resulted in an untimely resignation and exit from KPA.

A clash with the DCI and DPP, Noordin Haji, ended with Manduku resigning willingly on March 26, 2020.

Elsewhere, the MD has been answering to five different graft cases amounting to about Ksh. 920 million.

Who owns Kenya Ports Authority?

The government of Kenya owns and manages the Port of Mombasa popularly, Kenya Ports Authority.

How many ports does Kenya have?

Ports.com indicates that there are 15 ports in Kenya among them; Shimoni, Kilindini, Malindi, Mtwapa, Lamu, and Kiunga.

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Daniel Manduku Kisii gubernatorial aspirant 2022

Manduku has long been on the spot for all the good and wrong reasons alike. Nonetheless, his wealth of experience as an executive is turning tables in Kisii politics.

He has already declared readiness to clash with rivals such as Simba Arati, Janet Ongera, Joash Maangi, Sam Ongeri, and Chris Obure among others.

In addition, ongoing popularity schemes are slowly selling Manduku’s reputation ahead of the 2022 general elections.

Daniel Manduku net worth and KPA MD salary

The Architect has not revealed his pay slip to the public. All the same, an insider salary scale chart estimates that MD Manduku was earning a salary of at least Ksh. 3 million at KPA.

As a result, the wealth scale of Daniel Manduku is in the tune of millions.

Dr. Arch Daniel Manduku contacts

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Engage Daniel Ogwoka Manduku on matters business and politics. Also, reach him for further inquiries.

Daniel Manduku biography shares a brief about the life story of an accomplished administrator now in the Kisii gubernatorial race. All said, the former KPA MD is a promising politician to watch closely.

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