The ODM Family is in mourning following the death of its Westlands branch secretary Jeffer Kassam.

Kassam; a former Ward Rep for  Parklands/Highridge Ward died on Saturday while receiving cancer treatment in India.

Following his death, he was buried in New Delhi in accordance with Muslim customs.

ODM has consoled with the family and prayed for comfort during the tough times.

"Our Westlands Branch Secretary and former MCA for Parklands/Highridge Ward in Nairobi Hon. Jeffer Kassam died while receiving treatment for cancer at a hospital in New Delhi, India last Saturday. He was buried in Delhi in accordance with Muslim traditions. We pray for his family," ODM tweeted.

Kassim's death comes barely two weeks after the party lost its Narok region’s party secretary Dennis Naisho who passed on after a short illness.

While announcing Naisho’s death, ODM national deputy vice chair Christine Lemein noted that the deceased had been receiving treatment at a Nairobi hospital before he passed away.

According to Lemein, Naisho was admitted for a few days, but unfortunately succumbed to his illness.

Lemein eulogised Naisho as a dedicated and loyal leader who served the party with all his heart.