Kabuchai MP James Luswetti Mukwe dies at a Nairobi hospital where he was undergoing treatment.

Lusweti's death was confirmed by Bungoma senator Wycliffe Oparanya on his social media page, who mourned him as a hardworking and loyal leader.

"It's with profound shock and sorrow to learn of the passing on of Hon James Lusweti Mukwe, Kabuchai MP," the statement read.

"He will be remembered as a hardworking and loyal member of Ford Kenya party who served his people with utmost honesty, commitment and accountability," he added.

Ford Kenya leader Moses Wetangula also confirmed the demise of the lawmaker describing him as a loyal party member.

"It's with profound shock and sorrow to learn of the passing on of Hon James Lusweti Mukwe, Kabuchai mp. He willl be remembered as a hardworking & loyal member of Fk party who served his people with utmost honesty, commitment & accountability. RIP kuka," the Bungoma Senator said.