Former TLB chairman Hassan ole Kamwaro dies

Former TLB chairman Hassan ole Kamwaro dies

Former Transport and Licensing Board Chairman (TLB) chairman Hassan ole Kamwaro is dead.

He had been battling with throat cancer from December last year.

According to the brother, Martin Ole Kamwaro, who is the family spokesman, Kamwaro died on Tuesday at 7pm at Mercy Hospital in Oklahoma, USA.

“The deceased was taken to the U.S. in March this year and has been receiving treatment since,” he told journalists at his home in Narok.

In 2015, Kamwaro was named as the Wiper party deputy chairman.

Two years before that, he hit the headlines after marrying Eunice Sesian, a woman who was 46 years his junior.

He was 69 years old at the time and told reporters that in the Maasai culture, it was not age that mattered but family background.

He intimated that his children, some of whom were older then her, had contributed Ksh. 200,000 for the wedding and now referred to her as ‘mum’.

During a past interview with the Daily Nation, Kamwaro revealed that his first wife died in a road accident while the second one left him as he was seeking treatment in the U.S.

Kamwaro held a doctorate degree from United Graduate College in the U.S.

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