Barely two months after holding its elections is the Kenya Professional Boxing Commission (KPBC) mourning the demise of its International Professional Referee and Judge Stephen Vedo Okumu.
Okumu a former Olympian and retired cop passed on this morning at the Kenyatta National Hospital where he was admitted a month ago after having stomach complications.
In a facebook post by the KPBC Secretary General Frankline Imbenzi eulogized Okumu describing the loss a big set back to the federation.
“Death leaves heartache no one can heal. Loves leaves a memory no one can steal.
Kenya professional boxing commission has lost one of its international referee and Judge Stephen Vedo Okumu. Shine on your way boss,” the statement read.