Former Kaloleni MP Gunga Mwinga is dead

Gunga MwingaFormer Kaloleni MP Gunga Mwinga addressing journalists while flanked by Kadu asili leaders

Former Kaloleni MP Gunga Mwinga has died.

Gunga, 45, succumbed to Covid-19

He passed on at the Mombasa hospital on Sunday morning.

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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.

3 Comments on "Former Kaloleni MP Gunga Mwinga is dead"

  1. we are very sad the people of kaloleni to lose such a great leader in our community

  2. My heartfelt condolences to family and friends.We have lost a great leader , well respect Advocate,On behalf of Kenga & Co.Advocates,Tunasema Poleni sana wanafamilia, May His Soul Rest In peace 😭😭😭😭

  3. Avatar Caroline mkabili | December 27, 2020 at 11:54 am | Reply

    My condolences to the family and entire kaloleni people

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