Hon. Reuben Gitau alias Njamba is the sitting MCA for Shamata Ward and is a member of Budget and Appropriations Committee; Water, Irrigation, Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Committee; Health Services Committee and Intergovernmental Relations, Coordination, ICT & e-Government.
Hon. Gitau is the Managing Director of Buret Chemicals Company and the Organizing Secretary of Smart 14 Youth Movement. He was the chairman of the National Youth Council of the United Democratic Forum (UDF) party in the year 2011.
He holds a Bachelor of Technology (Industrial Chemistry) from the Technical University of Kenya and a Diploma in Analytical Chemistry from the same university. He is a former student of Kaheho primary and secondary schools.
He is married and is a father of one child.