Bonchari Member of Parliament (MP) John Oroo Oyioka has died at the Aga Khan Hospital in Kisumu County after a long illness.

The family has confirmed. 

The legislator's death comes hours after the burials of former cabinet minister Simeon Nyachae and Garissa Garissa Senator Yusuf Haji. 

Oroo was elected to Parliament in 2017 through the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).

Condolence messages have started pouring in from leaders: 

"My heart goes out to the family of my colleague Hon John Oyioka and to the people of Bonchari Constituency. I pray God grants you comfort tonight," Women Rep Esther Passaris tweeted.