Msambweni Member of Parliament (MP) Suleiman Dori who passed away on Monday morning will be buried this afternoon.

An announcement carried by the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) announced that the late MP would be buried at 4pm in Kwale County.

“Msambweni MP Hon Ramadhan Suleiman Dori who passed on early today will be buried today (Monday 9th March 2020) at 4pm at his home village of Gasi, in Msambweni constituency, Kwale County. May God Rest his Soul in Peace,” the announcement by ODM outlined.

Raila Odinga with the late Ramadhani Suleiman Dori
Raila Odinga with the late Ramadhani Suleiman Dori

The MP will be buried according to the final rites prescribed by the Islamic religion to which he belonged.

Cancer claims MP’s life

The MP passed away on Monday morning at the Aga Khan Hospital in Mombasa where he had been receiving treatment for cancer.

The family reported that he passed on at 5 p.m in the morning without divulging more details of his last moments.

Among those who have mourned the late MP are his party leader Raila Odinga, the Wiper Democratic Party, National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi and a myriad of colleagues from the 12th Parliament.

“My condolences to the family friends and Constituents of the Late Hon. Suleiman Dori MP Msambweni. May God comfort all of you during this time of loss. From all of us at @TheODMparty poleni sana. May his soul rest in peace,” ODM Secretary-General Edwin Sifuna tweeted on Monday.

The late Msambweni MP Suleiman Dori