Former Bungoma Gubernatorial aspirant passes on


A veteran journalist cum politician in Bungoma County Wabwoba Walinywa Mukhamule has passed on.

Confirming his death, his family said that he passed on Tuesday at 5 am while undergoing treatment in one hospital in Eldoret.

Mukhamule was involved in a road accident at Mabanga along Webuye- Malaba Highway a fortnight ago and was rushed to one hospital in Bungoma town then transferred to Eldoret for further medication where he passed on.

He vied for a gubernatorial seat in 2013 unsuccessful.

Before his death he was a member of the Bungoma Municipal Board.

He worked in the Kenya Ambassador’s office in USA as Communication Officer; he later joined Kenya Airways as Communication Director.