Former Minister dies

RIP!

Former Economic Planning assistant Minister Fredrick Oduya Oprong dies

Former Economic Planning Assistant Minister Fredrick Oduya Oprong has died.

Confirming his death, his son Isaac Oprong said that he died while undergoing treatment at the Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH)

He died on Saturday evening, at the age of 83.

Oduya who also served as Amagoro Member of Parliament will be remembered as a man who lived with a bullet lodged in his head for over twenty years.

Shot

The former assistant minister for Economic Planning and National Development, nearly lost his life in 1994 when he was shot by unknown gunmen in Nairobi.

Gunmen bent on killing Oprong fired two bullets into his head one evening as he entered his car at his home in Nairobi’s Mariakani Estate.

One bullet was later removed but doctors said extracting the other one would be fatal.

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Unblock notifications in browser settings.

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: news@pulselive.co.ke

Recommended articles

Nominated US Ambassador to Kenya grilled by Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Nominated US Ambassador to Kenya grilled by Senate Foreign Relations Committee

MPs reject proposals to increase taxes

MPs reject proposals to increase taxes

First African to lead WHO, re-elected for five more years

First African to lead WHO, re-elected for five more years

Police change tune on main suspect in Mirema murder

Police change tune on main suspect in Mirema murder

I am not the owner of the company - Tabitha Keroche reveals in court

I am not the owner of the company - Tabitha Keroche reveals in court

Raila Odinga unveils his national campaign point men [Full List]

Raila Odinga unveils his national campaign point men [Full List]

Reprieve for billionaire Humphrey Kariuki as court quashes Sh17 billion tax case

Reprieve for billionaire Humphrey Kariuki as court quashes Sh17 billion tax case

 I'm not going for any elective post - Alfred Mutua addresses speculations

I'm not going for any elective post - Alfred Mutua addresses speculations

Green Park terminus: Payment of Sh650 million to pensioners delayed

Green Park terminus: Payment of Sh650 million to pensioners delayed