• She died in the evening while fellow UDA aspirant Wesley Kibet died on the morning of 7/4/2022.
UDA party aspirant, Nancy Wanjala Mwashumbe, is dead. Mwashumbe was representing Chaani Ward in Mombasa County.
The retired teacher perished in a tragic road crash on the night of Thursday, April 7 near Voi at Ngutunyi, along the Mombasa-Nairobi Highway.
She was on her way to her brother's funeral scheduled for Saturday, April 9.
Her death comes just hours after another UDA aspirant Wesley Kibet died in a road accident in Nairobi county's Kangemi area.
Going by his last social media post Kibet was heading to a talk show at KASS FM Radio on the morning of Thursday, April 7.
Sending his condolence message UDA boss William Ruto wrote,
"United Democratic Alliance commiserates with the families, relatives and friends of Wesley Kibet Kogos (Tingeet) who was one of our parliamentary aspirants for Nandi Hills constituency and Nancy Wanjala Mwashume Mwashuma of Chaani Ward in Mombasa County who passed on through road accidents.
We pray to God to comfort their families and constituents. The UDA family stands with them during these difficult times.
Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru penned,
"My condolences to the families, friends & relatives of Wesley Kibet Kogo 'Tingeet' & Nancy Wanjala Mwashume, the UDA aspirants for Nandi Hills Constituency & Chaani Ward in Msa County respectively, who lost their lives through road accidents. We pray that God gives you peace and fortitude during this very difficult time."