Murang’a Senator Irungu Kang’ata’s father, Joseph Irungu has died.
The senator’s father died while receiving treatment at the Oakwood Hospital in Karen. Senator Irungu’s father died aged 81.
According to the senator, his father was battling throat cancer which he succumbed to.
The senator took to his Facebook page to encourage himself after his father’s demise. “God will come and ease the pain, our refuge and best friend. His mercies everlasting, comforting,” he wrote.
Irungu was born in 1938 in Kahuhia, Kiharu constituency, Murang’a and was among the first metal fabricators in the town.