Kiambaa Member of Parliament Paul Koinange is dead. The lawmaker who is related to President Uhuru Kenyatta succumbed to Covid-19 related complications.
Mr Koinange was being treated at the Nairobi Hospital where he passed on, on Wednesday, March 31.
The late Paul Koinange is President Uhuru Kenyatta and media personality Jeff Koinange's cousin.
He was elected on a Jubilee Party ticket had served as a member of the National Assembly for Kiambaa in August 2017.
Condolence messages from leaders have been pouring in:
I'm lost of words my brother Paul Koinange, MP , Chairperson Departmental Committee on Administration & National Security Committee (KNA)— Hon. George Peter Kaluma (@gpdkaluma) March 31, 2021
I don't know how to say Rest in Peace to your soul for you knew peace but not "rest" in your lifetime.
May Our God Comfort your family???? pic.twitter.com/4qZ7cqJzEz
Deeply shocked to learn of the death of Hon Paul Koinange. He was a conscientious, patriotic, respectful, friendly and hardworking parliamentarian who made friendship with all. We pray for his family & friends. RIP— Sen.Moses Wetang'ula (@Wetangulam) March 31, 2021
Honourable Paul Koinange was a dependable, illustrious and visionary figure who worked for the people of Kiambaa Constituency with diligence. He was a progressive and selfless politician whose exceptional servant leadership will be missed. pic.twitter.com/AsjLRkaa3k— William Samoei Ruto, PhD (@WilliamsRuto) March 31, 2021
Kiambaa MP Paul Koinange. Chairman Departmental Committee on Adminisrration and Natonal Security succumbs.— Hon Didmus Barasa, MP Kimilili (@DidmusWaBarasa) March 31, 2021
I worked with him in the commitee. He was a commited servant both to the people of Kiambaa and Kenya as a whole. pic.twitter.com/XO9carMjfV