Transition:Laikipia senator GG Kariuki passes on  in Nairobi

Transition:Laikipia senator GG Kariuki passes on in Nairobi

BY JOHN WERU,NAIROBI ,30TH  JUNE,2017-The long serving  politician and Laikipia Senator Godffrey Gitahi Kariuki popularly known as G.G Kariuki is dead at 79.

Veteran politician and Laikipia Senator Godffrey Gitahi Kariuki popularly known as G.G Kariuki is dead.

He was first elected to Parliament in May 1963 and served uninterrupted for 20 years before losing in the 1983 elections.

He also served several terms as Member of Parliament for Laikipia West Constituency, and he was cabinet minister in both the governments of Jomo Kenyatta and Daniel arap Moi.

He wrote an autobiography detailing his political career titled Illusion of Power: Fifty Years in Kenya Politics.

He was elected as Senator for Laikipia County in the 2013 general elections.

He was first elected to Parliament in May 1963 and served uninterrupted for 20 years before losing in the 1983 elections.

He also served several terms as Member of Parliament for Laikipia West Constituency, and he was cabinet minister in both the governments of Jomo Kenyatta and Daniel arap Moi.

He wrote an autobiography detailing his political career titled Illusion of Power: Fifty Years in Kenya Politics.

He was elected as Senator for Laikipia County in the 2013 general elections.

Kariuki passed on at a Nairobi hospital aged 79 on Friday morning.

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