Senator Juma Boy Juma dies after short illness

The Senator had been admitted to the Intensive Care Unit after being transferred from Mombasa.

Kwale Senator Juma Boy Juma

According to his family, he had been admitted to the Intensive Care Unit after being transferred from Mombasa.

Juma Boy Juma will be remembered as an excellent orator and his service previously at the Central Organisation of Trade Unions (COTU) where he was passionate about the plight of workers during the Moi regime.

Boy became the youngest MP when he succeeded his father, Juma Boy, as Matuga MP in 1983.

He retained the seat in the 1988 and 1992 elections and once served as Kanu Chief Whip.

He was elected Kwale Senator in the March 4, 2013 general election on an Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party ticket.

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