State House reserved special praise for Kibra Member of Parliament Ken Okoth who was battling Colorectal Cancer.
Through a statement issued by Spokesperson Kanze Dena weeks before his passing, Okoth’s bravery in his fight with cancer was lauded.
“In closing, allow me to mention a great son of Kenya, the Member of Parliament for Kibra Constituency Mheshimiwa Ken Okoth who has recently returned to the country after months of treatment in France.”
Adding, “In the true Kenyan spirit of resilience, Mheshimiwa Okoth has shown immense courage in his fight against cancer.
“The Honorable Okoth’s determination to defeat the disease is an inspiration to many Kenyans,” said Dena.
She continued, “As we wish Mheshimiwa quick recovery, we ask the country to support fellow Kenyans affected by cancer.”
Okoth passed away today at 4 pm after years of battling the deadly diagnosis.
May his soul rest in eternal peace.