Rabai MP Hon William Kamoti Mwamkale is dead. The ODM legislator died after a fatal road accident along Malindi Mombasa highway shortly after he presented his nomination papers to IEBC.
Reports reaching Nyanza Daily say the MP was returning home when his vehicle was hit by a lorry at Mnarani at around 9.40 pm. The MP died on the spot while his driver was rushed to Kilifi County hospital after sustaining injuries.
The ODM party has mourned the late Kamoti and said it stands with the people of Rabai. “It’s with shock and sadness that we as @TheODMparty have received the news of the untimely death of our MP for Rabai, Hon. William Kamoti, shortly after presenting his nomination papers to @IEBCKenya. We stand with the people of Rabai. Rest in Peace Hon. Kamoti.” tweeted the party.
Kamoti was the only sitting MP who retained his seat in 2017 elections in the larger Kilifi County. The other six out of the seven legislators were sent home by constituents.