Former Minister Ngala Mwendwa is dead


Former Minister Ngala Mwendwa is dead

Former Minister Eliud Ngala Mwendwa is dead.

Mr Mwendwa passed on Tuesday morning at the age of 97.

He served in the pre-independence multiparty cabinet under Ronald Ngala of Kenya African Democratic Union (KADU) and was also part of the post-independent cabinet in 1963 under former President Jomo Kenyatta. He was also the first MP for Kitui Central.

Ngala hails from Ithookwe village in Kitui Central.

The former minister is the son to Mwendwa Kitavi, a prominent colonial Kamba chief in Kitui.

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