Migori Senator Ben Oluoch succumbed to throat cancer on Monday evening at the MP Shah hospital, where he had been receiving treatment.
Oluoch, a former radio journalist at Ramogi FM, was elected Senator in the 2017 elections in a landslide victory on a ODM ticket.
Leaders Mourn Senator Oluoch
: I am saddened to learn of the demise of Migori Senator Ben Oluoch Okello. I pray the Almighty God comforts and gives strength to his family, the people of Migori County and Kenyans at large. May his soul rest in peace.
: My sincere condolences to to the family, friends and people of Migori county on the demise of Migori Senator Ben Oluoch Okello. May God comfort you during this time. May his soul rest in peace.
: I join the ODM and NASA fraternity in mourning the demise of Migori Senator Ben Oluoch Okello. I convey my condolences to the people of Migori, his family, friends and the country at large. May the Almighty God rest his soul in eternal peace.
Raila Odinga: Ben was a strong man who battled cancer with bravery. He remained cool despite the throat cancer pain.