Former Likoni Member of Parliament Masoud Mwahima has died.He has died at the age of 78.
According to his son, Juma Mwahima, Mwahima succumbed to asthma complications at his home in Vyemani, Mombasa County, on Monday.
Mwahima was previously admitted in hospital but was discharged on Sunday as he was feeling better.
He died barely one day after leaving the facility and is set to be buried on Tuesday.
Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho mourned Mzee Mwahima as a “prominent leader and elder” adding that he was “a pillar of strength and always stood firm in defence of the people of Likoni and Mombasa at large.”
“I wish to extend my heartfelt condolences to his family and I pray to the Almighty to alleviate your grief. May the Almighty Allah SWT accept all his good deeds and grant our beloved Mzee Masoud Mwahima Jannatul Firdaus,” said Joho.