His death has been confirmed by the Kirinyaga county governor Anne Mumbi Waiguru through her social media accounts on Wednesday afternoon.
She has noted that his death has left her in deep mourning because he was very close to her and that he was among the Kirinyaga leaders who supported her very strongly.
Apart from serving the people of Kirinyaga county in the National Assembly, he was also a member and leader in different cooperative movements in the country.
She has described him as having been dedicated to his work and was always ready to serve the country in the various positions that he held.
She continues that, "Mzee Kathanga has been my ardent supporter whose great insights I will miss. My thoughts and prayers are with his entire family, his friends and the people of Kirinyaga during this difficult time. Rest well, Mzee Bernard Kathanga."Anne Mumbi Waiguru.
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