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.
Source: Daily Nation