Msambweni Member of Parliament Suleiman Dori is dead, his family has confirmed.
Mr Dori died at Aga Khan Hospital in Mombasa on Monday early morning.
It is reported that the second-term serving MP was rushed to hospital while battling high blood pressure and put in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) before he passed on as he received treatment.
He was elected for his second term under the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) ticket in 2017.
Until his death, the MP was also serving as the chairman of Coast Region MPs. He has also been a close ally of Deputy President William Ruto.
MPs led by Kinango legislator Benjamin Tayari have also confirmed his death.
His burial will be conducted today at 3PM according to Muslim traditions.
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