And Kajwang's cause of death is?
20 November 2014, 17:00
Nairobi - The late Homa Bay Senator Otieno Kajwang's cause of death will be known Friday after completion of autopsy.
The Senator died abruptly Tuesday night at the Mater Hospital Nairobi after suffering from suspected cardiac arrest.
His body is lying in state at the Lee Funeral home where the postmortem is being carried out, with results set to be known by Friday.
There have been rumours as to the nature of the outspoken Senator's death, with a group of MPs calling for a thorough investigation to quell rumours of his death.
There have been reports on social media that the death was planned or staged.
MP John Mbadi said Wednesday that the government ought to assure Kenyans there was no element of wrong doing in Kajwang's death.
" The government has to assure Kenyans that there was no wrong doing involved," he said.
On his part, president Uhuru Kenyatta has called on those creating rumours over his death and those engaging in disrespectful comments to cease and treat his family and his memory in the right manner.
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He said that intolerance of that kind was unacceptable and needed to be rid of.
“Let us allow the Kajwang’ family and others of goodwill to grieve in
peace without the added trauma of hurtful and careless remarks. I urge
all of us to embrace the spirit of brotherhood and mourn Senator Kajwang
with the dignity befitting us as one united national family,” he added.
also requested those responsible to remove messages that are
inconsiderate, undignified or irresponsible from his page or other parts
of online media.
“Our mourning and messages of condolence are
therefore our expression of compassion, solidarity and goodwill.
Irrespective of our artificial differences, all of us are united by our
common experience of family and the love that comes with it,” he said.
“It is natural, therefore, for us to stand with the Kajwang’ family, and to empathise with their pain and grief,” he said.
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