The Nairobi politician Abdi Guyo’s family is mourning the loss of five members who died on Monday evening, March 28.
Guyo’s relatives were involved in an accident along the Isiolo-Nanyuki route, according to information reaching the news desk.
His brother, his brother’s wife, their two children, and his brother’s in-law were among those killed in the tragedy.
The politician revealed the incident to the media: “The five family members passed on in the accident. They were my brother, his wife and their two kids. His wife’s sister also passed on in the accident.”
Abdi is the majority leader of the Nairobi County Assembly and the MCA for Matopeni Spring Valley.
The seasoned local politician recently stated that he would run for Governor of Isiolo in the forthcoming election.
“I will be going for the Isiolo governorship post. I have what it takes to take our county to the next level,” Guyo said during a recent event
Current Governor Mohamed Kuti has already withdrawn from the campaign, endorsing Nairobi Majority Leader Mwai Kibaki as his preferred replacement.