Former Cabinet Minister Soita Shitanda has died at the age of 56 at a Nairobi hospital after a long illness.
According to family members, the former Malava MP had been ailing for a while before being admitted at the hospital two weeks ago where he passed on Tuesday afternoon.
He was serving as the chairman Agricultural Development Corporation (ADC). Shitanda previously served as Housing Minister in the NARC and the grand coalition governments.
He was a Ford Kenya member and had vied for the Kakamega Gubernatorial seat in 2013, but lost to Wycliffe Oparanya after serving as Malava MP for three terms.
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