joseph kamotho dead

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Former powerful KANU politician and
life member, Joseph Kamotho has
died in a South African hospital. The
former powerful Cabinet Minister
has suffered a kidney problem for
sometime. He was being treated of
the disease which has recently
forced him to walk around with urine
bag.
During his death, his son and
daughter were beside him.
Kamotho who usually referred to Moi
as baba served the then Moi
government as minister for the
Education, minister for Trade,
minister for Environment and
Natural Resources. He was also a
member of parliament for the
Mathioya Constituency and Kangema
Constituency.
Kamotho is also remembered as the
Cabinet Minister who was injured US
embassy during the 1998 bombing.
He emerged from the building
shaken and blood stained. He was
hosting the ambassador in his 16th
floor Cooperative House office. He
was then serving as the Trade
Minister.
Kamotho temporarily exited the
political scene in 2002 but tried to
make a come back in 2013 through
the senate. He lost the Murang’a
senatorial contest to Kembi Gitura.
 
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