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RIP: Former MP And Cooperative Bank Founder Reportedly Dies

Family, relatives, and friends are thrown into mourning following the sudden death of a loved one who was also well-known in society.

Kirinyaga governor Ann Waiguru led Kenyans in mourning the death of the late Benard Kathanga who was among the founder of The Cooperative Bank of Kenya, a businessman and the former member of parliament for Kirinyaga, Gichagu constituency.

He was a mentor, an approachable person, and an understanding man, he was among the leaders who were honored with Mashujaa awards by President Uhuru Kenyatta during the 2021 Mashujaa day celebrations.

He contributed to the growth and development of Kirinyaga and Kenya at large for he also served in public offices for several years. He succumbed to a long illness while he was receiving treatment at the hospital.

His body was taken to the morgue awaiting burial arrangements, we will like to send our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends. May his soul rest in eternal peace.

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