Former Kigumo MP Onesmus Kihara Mwangi has passed on at Nairobi West Hospital after succumbing to diabetes.
Before joining politics, Kihara served as the managing director of Kihara & Company Valuers and Surveyors.
Kihara, a Land Economist and Surveyor professional served for two consecutive terms from 1997 to 2007. He was dislodged by former Cabinet Minister Jamleck Kamau.
The former lawmaker died at the age of 76.
He defeated Kirore Mwaura in 1997 elections. Those who had served before him include late Kariuki Njiiri, Munene J.F, Njuguna Mwangi and Francis Mwangi Thuo.
The incumbent MP Wangari Mwaniki eulogised him as “Well known for his service to the public and his dedication for constituency work developments”.
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