Bungoma County deputy Governor Prof Charles Ngome is mourning the death of his wife.
Hellen Nangekhe who died in their Khaoya village home in the outskirts of Bungoma town on Saturday morning.
Her death comes just a week after her own mother, the Deputy Governor's mother-in-law, passed on.
Before her death, Nangekhe was a former senior manager at Nzoia Sugar Company and an educationist.
Nangekhe had unsuccessfully vied for the Bungoma county women's reps seat on Labour Party.
Leaders sent their condolences message to Prof Ngome's family led by Bungoma Senator Moses Wetangula.
I wish to convey my heartfelt and sincere condolences to the family and friends of @BungomaCountyKe Deputy Governor, H.E Prof Ngome Kibanani following the demise of his wife Hellen Nangekhe. @BungomaDigital pic.twitter.com/UHHRrr1tEq— Hon Didmus Barasa, MP Kimilili (@DidmusWaBarasa) October 10, 2020
I am deeply saddened by the news of the loss of Hellen Nangekhe, wife to Bungoma County Deputy Governor, Prof. Ngome. May the Lord comfort you and your family during this time of grief. My sincere condolences and may her soul Rest In Peace.
I am deeply saddened by the news of the loss of Hellen Nangekhe, wife to Bungoma County Deputy Governor, Prof. Ngome. May the Lord comfort you and your family during this time of grief. My sincere condolences and may her soul Rest In Peace.— HON. DR. ESELI (@HonEseli) October 10, 2020
Am deeply saddened to learn of the sadden passing on of Hellen Kibanani, Wife to Bungoma D/G prof Ngome. Hellen was a principled politician who stood no nonsense. I will always cherish her great and unqualified support. Pole prof & family.— Sen.Moses Wetang'ula (@Wetangulam) October 10, 2020