× Digital News Videos Health & Science Opinion Education Columnists Cartoons Lifestyle Moi Cabinets Arts & Culture Ramadhan Special Podcasts E-Paper Lifestyle & Entertainment Nairobian Entertainment Eve Woman Travelog TV Stations KTN Home KTN News BTV KTN Farmers TV Radio Stations Radio Maisha Spice FM Vybez Radio Enterprise VAS E-Learning Digger Classified Jobs Games Crosswords Sudoku The Standard Group Corporate Contact Us Rate Card Vacancies DCX O.M Portal Corporate Email RMS

Juja MP ‘Wakapee’ dies after a long battle with brain cancer

By Wainaina Ndung'u | February 22nd 2021

Juja MP Francis Waititu popularly known as Wakapee is dead.

Waititu (pictured) died on Monday evening at MP Shah Hospital after a long battle with Brain cancer.

The family of the lawmaker issued a statement confirming the demise of the legislator at around 10 pm on Monday.

“It with deep sorrow that we announce the Passing on of our Loving Dad Francis Waititu. May his soul Rest in Eternal Peace and may God grant him the divine grace,” said the statement.

Fellow MPs took to social media to pass their condolences after news of his demise broke.

Waititu was a member of the Departmental Committee on Agriculture and Livestock in the National Assembly.

First elected on a The National Alliance (TNA) ticket in 2013, he was surprisingly re-elected on a Jubilee ticket in 2017 despite having spent many months undergoing medical care in India.

Take a quick survey and help us improve our website!

Take a survey

Waititu previously worked for the Kenyatta family in their farming ventures around Ruiru town before venturing into politics.

Share this story
Nyamira Kuppet branch gets new officials
The polls ended months of spirited campaigns, which was characterised by two camps - Team Office and Team Change
FKF Premier League Preview: Nzoia coach Shikanda warns Tusker ahead of Kasarani date
Nzoia Sugar coach Ibrahim ‘Bura’ Shikanda promises FKF Premier League leaders Tusker a difficult game when the two sides clash at Kasarani Annex on Tu