Iconic politician Kenneth Matiba passed away yesterday, 15th April, aged 85
He succumbed to his long term health battles which have lasted over two decades due to grappling with debilitating stroke. This was a result of his detention during the Moi Regime caused by his advocacy for multi-party democracy
Kenyans took to twitter to pass their condolences
Hon. Esther M Passaris
I’d like to convey my sincere condolences to the family, friends and associates of the Late Mzee Kenneth Matiba. His contribution as an ardent advocate for multi-party democracy set a good precedent for our Nation. May he Rest In Peace.
Condolence Message to the family of the late Kenneth Matiba
Chris KirubiVerified account @CKirubi 11h11 hours ago
It is with profound sorrow and a heavy heart that I have learned the untimely demise of our iconic leader Hon. Kenneth Matiba. He played a crucial role in shaping the political landscape of our nation as a veteran of multiparty democracy. Sincere condolences to his family. #RIPMatiba
AMB: Amina C. Mohamed
I have learned of the passing of Hon. Kenneth Matiba with a profound sense of loss. A man of rare courage and noble bearing, Hon Matiba has paid the ultimate price for the second liberation of our country.
My condolences to the Family of the late Hon.Kenneth Matiba.A hero of the second liberation, he stood firm on patriotic beliefs.Always cheerful when we visited him. Fare thee well.
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