President Uhuru Kenyatta has sent a message of condolence to the family, friends and relatives of former Nyaribari Masaba MP Dr. Hezron Manduku who passed on last night at a Nairobi hospital.
In his message, the President described the late politician as a patriotic and loyal Kenyan who strived to improve the lives of all Kenyans through his skills especially in the health sector where he served wananchi with commitment and devotion for many years as a medical surgeon.
"It is with a heavy heart that I have this morning received the sad news of the passing away of former Nyaribari Masaba MP Dr Hezron Manduku. May God the Almighty give his family and friends the fortitude to bear with the loss," said President Kenyatta.
“The late MP used his profession and skills as a medical doctor to give service to all Kenyans irrespective of their political and social backgrounds, serving them whole heartedly wherever he was posted,” he added.
Dr Manduku who died aged 79 years was a professional medical surgeon and previously worked at Kenyatta National Hospital and Kakamega Provincial Hospital before joining politics.
The late Dr Manduku established Hema Hospital, a private medical facility in Kisii town and served as Kenya's assistant minister for Foreign Affairs between 1993 and 1997.