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Former MP dies in India

Former Ganze MP and assistant minister Joseph Kingi is dead.

The former Internal Security Assistant Minister , 68, passed away on Tuesday while undergoing treatment for bile duct cancer.

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He was flown to India on Thursday after his condition worsened.

His daughter Delilah Kahindi said the body will be flown back to the country on Friday this week.

Ganze MP Teddy Mwambire eulogised Kingi as a dedicated leader.

“For and on behalf of the great people of Ganze constituency, I take this opportunity to convey my heartfelt condolences to the family.”

A file photo of Joseph Kingi during a past campaign event (Twitter)

Kingi was Ganze MP between 2002-2007. He beat Katana Ngala of Kanu to win the seat through Narc.

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He also served as Knut Kilifi branch secretary general.

He was at one time appointed director Coast Water Services Board.

In 2017, he vied under the Shirikisho Party umbrella but lost to Mwambire.

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