Prominent businessman and politician Hosea Kiplagat is died.
He died while undergoing treatment at Karen Hospital in Nairobi.
“The family of Hosea Mundui Kiplagat wishes to announce his passing on today, 6th February 2021, at 0930hours, Karen Hospital, Nairobi,” Lt- Col C.K. Mundui, the family spokesperson said in a statement.
However, the cause of death was not revealed.
According to sources, Kiplagat was last evening spotted at a members’ only club in Nairobi enjoying his drink.
He was among the most notable figures during President Daniel arap Moi‘s era.
The businessman also served as the Executive Chairman of the Cooperative Bank of Kenya.
He unsuccessfully vied for the Baringo parliamentary seat.
The politician has been living a quiet life since Moi, who died a year ago, left power in 2002.