Kahawa Wendani MCA found dead in hotel room in India

In Summary

• Omondi was among MCAs in the Education Committee, who attended a workshop in India recently.

Kahawa Wendani MCA Cyrus Omondi during an interview.
Kahawa Wendani MCA Cyrus Omondi during an interview.
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Kahawa Wendani MCA Cyrus Omondi is dead.

According to Kiambu county assembly speaker Stephen Ndichu, Omondi died after suffering a heart attack.

Omondi, who was on a trip to India, was found dead in his hotel room on Wednesday, Witethie ward representative Julius Macharia said on Wednesday.

Macharia, popularly known as Taki, said Omondi’s death has come as a shock to the Kiambu county assembly, given he was in good health.

“I received news of Omondi’s death via a social media platform that all Kiambu MCAs are on,” Macharia said.

Theta MCA Simon Kuria Wakarema said Omondi was among ward reps in the Education Committee who attended a workshop in India.

Omondi, a vibrant, youthful MCA who hails from Siaya county won the Wendani ward seat on a Jubilee ticket becoming the first person from the Lakeside region to be part of Kiambu county assembly.

Thika District Business Association chairman Alfred Wanyoike said that the county has lost a great leader and a philanthropist.