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Kibra MP Imran Okoth’s mother dies

In Summary
  • Mama Ajwang’s death comes 18 months after the family lost the elder son, former Kibra MP Ken Okoth.
  • “I won’t let the tears mar the smiles that you’ve given me when you were alive,” says Kibra MP Imran Okoth.

Kibra MP Imran Okoth ‘s mother Angeline Ajwang’ is dead.

Mama Ajwang’ died on Saturday morning, with the first time lawmaker taking to Twitter to mourn her death.

Imran says that the although the death of his mother has hit him hard, “I won’t let the tears mar the smiles that you’ve given me when you were alive.”

“In life, we loved you dearly, in death we still love you. In our hearts you hold a place, I cried endlessly when you died but I promise, I won’t let the tears mar the smiles that you’ve given me when you were alive. I know you are listening from above. Fare thee well mum,” says Imran.

Ajwang’s death comes 18 months after the family lost the elder son, former Kibra MP Ken Okoth.

Okoth succumbed to colon cancer on July 26, 2019 while receiving treatment at the Nairobi Hospital.

During Ken Okoth’s death, Mama Ajwang’ differed with his white widow over his final rites.

The two could not agree whether Ken Okoth should be buried or cremated. It was Ken Okoth’s wishes that he be cremated upon his passing.

He was indeed cremated at Kariokor crematorium in Nairobi according to his wishes, despite a section of the family being opposed to to the same.

After Ken Okoth’s death, a by-election was conducted on November 2019, mini-polls in which Imran Okoth on an ODM party ticket won to replace his brother.

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