Nyamira Governor John Nyagarama Dies in Hospital

Nyamira Governor John Nyagarama is dead.

The governor died on Friday morning, December 18 at Nairobi Hospital where he had been admitted for three weeks.

Reports by Citizen TV indicated that the second term Governor died due to Covid-19 complications and had been admitted to ICU for one week.

Nyamira County Secretary James Ntabo while confirming the death of the governor stated that the family is preparing to move the body to Lee Funeral Home.
“We have lost our Govenor but we will release more details after the family has settled. Information on the cause of his death will be conveyed by the family spokesperson,” Ntabo said.

Nyagarama’s death comes just a day after his family issued an update on his health while dismissing reports going round on social media.

His son Gideon Momanyi indicated that the governor was in hospital and was recuperating well.

“This is to inform the general public that the governor is well and recuperating in hospital and any reports doing the round in social media should be treated as rumours,” Momanyi stated.

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