Nyamira Governor John Obiero Nyagarama is Dead.
The family has confirmed the Governor died in Nairobi Hospital on early Friday where he has been receiving treatment related to Covid-19 for the last three weeks.
The Governor tested positive three weeks ago and had been on treatment to fight the virus with a final tst done last week which came out negative.
He however was not out of the woods yet as his lungs seem to have suffered massively due to the virus and he was transferred to a normal ICU where he was put on oxygen.
His condition seem to have deteriorated and he was put on life support on Sunday night before loosing the fight on Friday 4.00am.
Nyagarama, a member of the 0DM party was serving his second term as Nyamira Governor after he was re-elected in 2017.
Cabinet secretary interior Fred Matian’gi on Friday Morning passed his condolences to the family while expressing his dismay over the loss.
“Devastated by the news of the death of my Governor John Nyangarama. He was a gentle and kind soul. A real mzee and elder in the community who defended the rights of his people. My condolences to his family and the people of Nyamira County.” tweeted the Cs.