Laikipia Senator and veteran politician Godfrey Gitahi Kariuki, famously known as G.G. Kariuki, is dead.
Kariuki died this morning at a Nairobi hospital aged 79.
According to a close family member, the Senator was admitted at a city hospital after suffering some health complications.
The Laikipia Senator served as a Cabinet Minister in President Jomo Kenyatta and Daniel Arap Moi’s governments.
He was also part of the first Parliament where he served as a Member of Parliament of Laikipia-Nanyuki.