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Former Cabinet Minister dies

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It is reported that he collapsed at his Nairobi home on Friday night and was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Obwocha who was West Mugurango MP from 1992 to 2007 served as the Minister of Planning and National Development and also Minister for Energy in an acting capacity in 2006 as well as Finance assistant Minister.

At the time of his death, Henry Obwocha was the Chairman of the Privatization Commission.

President Uhuru Kenyatta sent his condolences to the family and friends of the former Minister.

“It is with deep sadness that I learn of the untimely death of Hon. Henry Obwocha this morning. The late was a distinguished long serving public servant, lawmaker and accountant whose service to the nation will be greatly missed. May God the Almighty grant his family, friends and indeed all Kenyans the grace to bear the loss of our beloved brother,” said President Uhuru Kenyatta.

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