Kibra Member of Parliament Ken Okoth is dead.
Okoth who has been battling colorectal cancer for several months was pronounced dead on Friday at 4 pm.
The MP retuned to the country two weeks ago and made his first public appearance while attending the Kibra Music Fest at Moi Girls School, Nairobi, accompanied by other City leaders.
President Uhuru Kenyatta joined other leaders and Kenyans in mourning the MP’s death.
@StateHouseKenya: “It is with a heavy heart that I have this afternoon received the sad news of the death of Kibra MP Hon.Ken Okoth. Death has robbed us of an astute legislator. May God comfort his family, friends & indeed all Kenyans during this difficult period of mourning” ~ President Kenyatta.
@MikeSonko : On behalf of my family and that of Nairobi City County Gov’t , I’d like to send my condolences to his family, friends and constituents. May God comfort his family during this difficult moment.
@HassanAliJoho: Mombasa mourns with the family, people of Kibra & the country over the death of a brave and robust young legislator the late Hon. Ken Okoth. Mheshimiwa Ken Okoth was a brave warrior who always stood for the rights of his people & fought a brutal battle with Cancer.
@CarolRadul: Rest in peace Ken Okoth. Such a brave #CancerWarrior Condolences to his family and the people of Kibra. May his soul rest in peace.
@AtiendeOmolo: Late Hon Ken Okoth…, Brilliance, Courage & Selfless Service is What You Bequeathed This Country ??…, Go In Peace Bro! Ywe Mayom Wuod Oganda
@SenMutula : Ken Okoth was in a class of his own in so many ways. He was not a comfomist or an apologist. He was brave to share his health status &came back home for one last public function looking so frail. He suffered bravely. Go well bro. Kenya will miss your wit.
R.I.P Ken Okoth.