Kiambaa MP Paul Koinange has died. He succumbed to COVID-19 related complications at Nairobi Hospital on the morning Wednesday, 31st March 2021 .
Until his death Koinange had served as member of the National Assembly for Kiambaa since August 2017. He was elected on a Jubilee Party ticket. He joined active politics in 2013.
The MP served as the Chairperson, Departmental Committee on Administration and National Security.
President Uhuru Kenyatta sent a message of condolence to the family and residents of Kiambaa Constituency following the death of the MP.
The President said Kenya has lost one of its dependable leaders whose undivided focus was the unity, stability and progress of the country.
President Kenyatta mourned Hon Koinange as a keen and steadfast supporter of the country’s peace agenda through the National Assembly’s Departmental Committee on Administration and National Security where he was the Chairperson.
“The cruel hand of death has robbed us of a steadfast leader. A leader and gentleman whose undivided focus was the peace, stability and progress of our country.
“Through the National Assembly Departmental Committee on Administration and National Security where he was the Chairperson, Hon Koinange advanced legislation and policy interventions that sought to create a peaceful, stable and tranquil nation,” the President mourned.
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President Kenyatta prayed to God to give strength and fortitude to the family, relatives and residents of Kiambaa Constituency at this difficult time of mourning.
Baringo Senator Gideon Moi has mourned Koinange as a dedicated leader who was committed to the welfare of his people.
National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi said the National Assembly has been robbed off a very committed and dependable Member of Parliament.
“It is very sad that the country has lost him at such a time, just when he was spearheading his Committee in the efforts to consolidate peace and security among communities involved in inter-ethnic conflicts across the country.” he said.