Hon. John Gitari Milika is a Member of the County Assembly of Kirinyaga representing Kangai ward in Mwea Constituency a position he has held since 2013. He was elected on a Jubilee Party ticket.

He holds a certificate in masonry from Kaitheri Polytechnic. He completed his O-levels and sat for his Kenya Certificate of Secondary education at Kangai Secondary School.

 He serves in various committees including: Medical Services, Public Health and Sanitation, Ward development, Cooperatives Development, Trade, Tourism, Industry and Enterprise Development, Procedure and Rules and Procedure committees. In the first County Assembly Hon. Gitari served as the chairperson; Environment, Water and Natural Resources Committee.

Prior to his election as a Member of County Assembly, Hon Gitari Served as CDF Committee member in Mwea Constituency and an assistant secretary KANU – Mwea branch. Hon. Gitari is a successful farmer majoring in horticulture farming.

He also serves as a board member for Kangure Primary School a public school within his ward and is also a board member for various water projects.

He has a passion for leadership and his interest is to make sure that he promotes the living standards of the people on the ground.