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The son of Nyamira Governor Ndemo Nyagarama who has been fighting for his life for the last few weeks, and endured months in intensive care, has sadly passed away.

According to reports reaching Kenya Live News, young Ndemo succumbed to acute meningitis on yesterday evening.

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The tragic news was announced by Nyamira deputy governor Amos Nyaribo.

“We regret to announce the death of Mr Ndemo Nyagarama, the beloved son of H. E Nyagarama, the governor Nyamira County.

“Ndemo passed away this evening after a long battle with acute meningitis at the Nairobi Hospital,” read part of the statement.

Governor Nyagarama is himself in the United States where he is also undergoing treatment for an undisclosed illness

Family sources said the ailing governor will possibly jet back to the country if doctors allow him to travel for burial arrangements of his son