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Ex-deputy school headmistress dies in tragic road accident while heading to brother's funeral

Ex-deputy school headmistress dies in tragic road accident while heading to brother's funeral at Ngutunyi.

Nancy Wanjala Mwashumbe lost her life in a tragic road accident yesterday night April 7 next to Voi at Ngutunyi, along the Mombasa-Nairobi Road.

Nancy, was a deputy headteacher before ditching her teaching role to vie for Chaani Ward seat in Changamwe District under Party ticket.

Prior to declaring her interest in politics, she was a deputy headmistress of the Coast Girls High School in Mombasa County.

Mombasa gubernatorial aspirant on the UDA ticket Hassan Omar eulogised Nancy as a great ally and a teacher with a lot of wisdom.

"She was heading way to her brother's burial slated for Saturday, April 9 when the incident happened." Said a source privy to this desk.

Her death came twenty four hours after United Democratic Alliance party hopeful for the Nandi Hills constituency, Wesley Kogo, also died in a road.

He perished on the spot along Kangemi road, Nairobi on Thursday.

The police commander saidd that Kogo was the only occcupant who lost his life in the accident that involved head-on collision of matatu and a parcel bus.

Kabete police chief Francis Muthui said the accident happened at around 5.30am.

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