Veteran politician and former Gem MP, Jakoyo Midiwo, is dead.
The 54-year-old ex-MP died on Monday, June 14 at Nairobi Hospital after suffering cardiac arrest.
His death was confirmed by ODM director of communications, Philip Etale.
“Hon. Jakoyo Midiwo has rested. Please pray for the family during this difficult moment,” Etale tweeted on Monday.
Midiwo is also a cousin of former Prime Minister and ODM leader Raila Odinga.
Jakoyo served as the MP for Gem constituency between 2002 and 2017 when he lost to current MP Elisha Odhiambo. He has been eyeing a political comeback ahead of the 2022 elections.
He was last seen in public when President Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila launched a water project and a road project in Gem.
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