Former Kaloleni MP Gunga Mwinga has died.
Gunga, 45, succumbed to Covid-19
He passed on at the Mombasa hospital on Sunday morning.
Reports indicate Gunga has been in isolation after he was diagnosed with Covid-19.
The deceased elder brother, Mr Gunga Baya said that his brother was receiving treatment at the facility when he died.
”It is a sad day for us as family. We have lost him. We appeal for calm as we meet as a family to make arrangements for his burial,” Baya who is also the local chief for Chanagande in Kaloleni constituency said.
Gunga, a lawyer by profession was the Kaloleni MP between 2013-2017 when he was removed by Paul Katana
He served as the Coast Parliamentary Group chairman and later formed the Devolution Party of Kenya.
He championed for the unity of Coast leaders and tried to lure all the leaders from the region to his party.
He will also be remembered for fighting for the legalization of local palm wine drink.