Raila Odinga is among mourners at the funeral of late Kahawa Wendani MCA Cyrus Omondi in Ugenya, Siaya County. Kiambu Governor James Nyoro is ,leading a group of leaders from Kiambu County at the funeral. Those present include former Kiambu Governor William Kabogo, nominated Senator Isaac Mwaura and a host of Kiambu County MCAs.
Omondi was among a host of MCAs who had traveled to India to attend an educational workshop where he was found dead in his hotel room. Kiambu County Speaker Stephen Ndichu confirmed the incident, stating that initial reports have pointed at heart attack as the possible cause of death.
Witethie MCA Julius Taki, who is also at the funeral stated that Omondi’s death came as a surprise given that he was of sound health during his entire time at the Assembly.
Omondi became the only Luo MCA to be elected in Kiambu after ditching ODM to vie with a Jubilee ticket in the August elections of 2017.
The mysterious death of Kahawa Wendani Wendani MCA Cyrus Omondi coontinue to raise many questions, latest being whether the impeachment of Kiambu Governor Ferdinand Waititu could have played part in his untimely death.
It is public knowledge that the Kahawa Wendani MCA seconded Waititu’s impeachment motion at the Kiambu County Assembly. Waititu and Omondi have had a very rocky relationship dating back to 2017, when he won the Kahawa Wendani seat. The person who was once described as an ‘outsider’ by Ferdinand Waititu was beginning to grow political fangs beyond his ward of Kahawa Wendani.