In Summary

• The cause of his death is unknown but reports indicate he had breathing difficulties

Matungu Member of Parliament Justus Murunga Makokha has died this evening while being rushed to the hospital.

The cause of his death is unknown but reports indicate he had breathing difficulties before collapsing in his Kakamega home.

Murungu was sponsored to Parliament in 2017 by the Amani National Congress party.

He was a close ally to Deputy President William Ruto.

Murungu was also a Member of the Departmental Committee on Agriculture and Livestock up to his death.

More to follow…