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Reveled:The Disease Matiba Battled With,leading to His Death

Iconic politician Kenneth Matiba has died.

His family confirmed the news adding that Matiba had been hospitalized for the past three weeks.

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According to Senior Counsel Paul Muite, Matiba died after long battle with stroke which he had suffered when he was detained and tortured in 1990.

“Matiba suffered a stroke because of the torture he went through in 1990. He paid with his life, he paid with his health and his wealth,” he stated during an interview with KTNNews.

While at Kamiti Maximum prison ,second liberation hero refused medication as a way of protesting his detention without trial,leading to the stroke.

He was 85 years old at the time of his passing.

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Last year, the Former Cabinet Minister was awarded Ksh504 Million as settlement for a case against the Government of Kenya as compensation for his detention and torture by the State in 1990.

Many politicians and Kenyans took to social media to mourn Matiba’s death;

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