President Uhuru Kenyatta has joined Kenyans in mourning the death of MP Justus Muranga Makokha by sending a message of condolence to the family, relatives, friends and residents of Matungu.
The first term opposition MP is reported to have died last evening on his way to hospital in Mumias after collapsing at his rural home.
In his message of encouragement, the President eulogised Hon. Murunga as a diligent and industrious servant of the people who dedicated his energy to improving the welfare of the residents of Matungu Constituency.
“In this hour of sorrow, I convey my deepest sympathies and heartfelt condolences to Hon. Murunga’s family, relatives and the people of Matungu Constituency. My thoughts and prayers are with you,” the president said.
The Head of State wished the family of the departed legislator, relatives,relatives, friends and residents of Matungu God’s fortitude as they come to terms with the loss of their leader.
Other politicians sent in their condolences including Deputy President William Ruto who eulogised Murungu as a focused, hardworking and visionary leader who relentlessly advocated for the empowerment of the people.