By HILARY KIMUYU
Former Nairobi mayor Samuel Wainaina Mbugua as well as father of former Nairobi Woman Rep Rachel Shebesh will be dead.
The former mayor died on Wednesday while receiving treatment at Aga Khan Hospital in Nairobi.
Born in Kariua, Murang’a county, Mbugua, served as the Mayor of Nairobi between 1998 as well as 1999.
He will be credited with negotiating the setting up of estates like Kimathi, Uhuru, Kariobangi South, Harambee as well as Umoja in Eastlands through long-term loans with the planet Bank.
His daughter Rachel Shebesh lost to ODM’s Esther Passaris during the August 8 elections. She garnered 69,9702 votes against Passaris’ 86,4874 votes.
Esther Passari on Wednesday took to twitter to send her condolences to Ms Shebesh as well as her family.
My deepest condolences to my sister @RachelShebesh & family.May God grant you strength & comfort in This kind of trying moment. Go well Mzee Mbugua.
— Esther M Passaris (@EstherPassaris) September 13, 2017
Source – Nairobi News
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Rachel Shebesh’s father, former city mayor, passes on