A son to to the late Michael Kijana Wamalwa, Kenya’s eighth Vice-President, has passed on.
William Makali Wamalwa died on Sunday evening at their home in Milimani, Kitale, Trans Nzoia County.
His uncle, Robert Wamalwa, shared that the family suspected diabetes as the cause of his death.
“My nephew was diabetic and that might have led to his death but, of course, when the official post-mortem report is out, we will know what happened,” Mr Wamalwa stated.
The family has asked members of the public to disregard reports on social media that William Jr died from depression, alcoholism and hunger.”It is really very unfair that people should not capitalise on something like that. They should have a sense of decorum and respect to the family and the dead,” he told the local daily.
William Wamalwa Jr was the third born in his family and a second year university student.
The family will release an official statement upon the release of postmortem results.