Renowned UoN lecturer Ken Ouko is dead

In Summary

• Ouko had been admitted in hospital.

• He had Covid-19.

Ken Ouko.
Ken Ouko.

Renowned University of Nairobi lecturer and sociologist Ken Ouko is dead.

He was 56 years old.

UoN corporate communications director John Orindi confirmed Ouko died on Saturday morning.

"He had been admitted in hospital," he said.


Ouko had Covid-19.

Former Nasa CEO and advocate Norman Magaya was among those who mourned Ouko's death.

Taking to Twitter on Saturday, he said:

ANC's Kibra MP aspirant in last year's by-election Eliud Owalo said:

Ouko's areas of specialisation were medical sociology, gerontology, deviance and family.

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