Interior CS Joseph Nkaissery’s wife has been admitted to a Nairobi hospital after the abrupt death of her husband early today.
Hellen Nkaissery was rushed to hospital after developing high blood pressure on receiving news of her husband’s death at the Karen Hospital.
Kajiado Central MP Elijah Memusi, however, said Hellen was stable and is being monitored by medics.
The CS, 67, died a few hours after being admitted to the hospital on Saturday morning.
Head of public service Joseph Kinyua confirmed the death in a statement to the newsrooms.
“It is with deep sorrow and shock that we announce the sudden death of Interior CS Joseph Nkaissery, the country will be updated as more information becomes available,” the statement read.