Breaking News: Homabay Senator Otieno Kajwang dies

Breaking News: Homabay Senator Otieno Kajwang dies
Breaking News: Homabay Senator Otieno Kajwang dies

Homabay Senator Otieno Kajwang’ died Tuesday night after suffering a cardiac arrest.

Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) spokesperson Philip Etale confirmed the death shortly after midnight.

He said via the phone that the Senator had died at Mater Hospital in Nairobi where he had been rushed.

“Sad to have lost Senator Otieno Kajwang’. It is by the will of God that Senator had to depart from our midst at this time,” he said through a post on his Facebook page.

Elgeyo-Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen posted on his official Twitter handle announcing the death of the ODM Senator.

“So shocked that my colleague and friend Senator Kajwang’ has passed on .Will remember him as passionate and eloquent debater. A man full of life and humour,” Murkomen tweeted.

According to the American Heart Association, Cardiac arrest is the abrupt loss of heart function in a person who may or may not have diagnosed heart disease. The time and mode of death are unexpected. It occurs instantly or shortly after symptoms appear.

About Otieno Kajwang

Gerald Otieno Kajwang (July 15, 1955 – November 19, 2014) was a Kenyan politician. He belonged to the Orange Democratic Movement and was elected to represent the Mbita Constituency in the National Assembly of Kenya in the December 2007 parliamentary election.[1] In the bitterly contested 2013 elections, Otieno Kajwang was elected to represent Homa Bay County in the Senate of Kenya. Upon his death, his brother, Moses Otieno Kajwang won the election to succeed him in Parliament, representing Homa Bay.

Kajwang died on 19 November 2014 at Mater hospital after suffering cardiac arrest.[2] His other brother, Tom Joseph Kajwang, also serves as an MP, representing Ruaraka.


Breaking News: Homabay Senator Otieno Kajwang dies

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