Joseph Ojango, the ODM branch chairman for the Starehe constituency is dead.
His death was revealed by ODM’s executive director Oduor Ong’wen through a statement on Monday (December 4).
Commonly named as ‘Garang, Ojango played a key role in Odinga’s campaign in the constituency in the run-up to the August 8 election.
Below is a condolence message from the party;
“The Orange Democratic Movement has shockingly learned of the death of our Branch Chairman Joseph Ojango.
Commonly known as ‘Garang,’ Mr. Ojango has been the pillar of the Party not only in Starehe Constituency, but in Nairobi at large.
He was visible and inspiring in the manner he coordinated our presidential campaign in his branch in the run-up to August 8 elections.
On behalf of the Party’s National Executive Council, the National Secretariat and on my own behalf, I wish to sincerely condole with Mr. Ojango’s family. We wish them the fortitude and presence of mind to go through this trying moment in their lives.
May his soul rest in eternal peace.
Dated in Nairobi this 4th December 2017.