Homabay Senator Otieno Kajwang’ died Tuesday night after suffering a cardiac arrest.
According to family sources, the former immigration minister developed breathing complications at his Runda home and was rushed to Mater Hospital .
He died from a cardiac arrest at around 11:40 pm. He died at the age of 55 .
Mr. Kajwang will be remembered for his famous slogan “bado mapambano” and his extremely beautiful hearty laugh.
He will also be remembered by the Kenyan online fraternity for the harsh tag #babawhileyouwereaway used to comically inform ODM leader Raila Odinga about what was happening in the country while he was on a trip abroad.
He was elected as Mbita constituency legislator in 1997. He served as the minister for immigration in the Grand coalition government from 2008-2013. He was elected senator for Homa Bay in the 2013 elections.