Once powerful Moi era cabinet minister Nicholas Biwott is dead!

This has happened just a few days after the death of interior cabinet secretary Joseph Nkaissery.According to the family, Biwott passed on at his Kileleshwa home dismissing the media rumors that he died while undergoing treatment at the Nairobi Hospital.

Nicholas Biwott was Keiyo south’s member of parliament forĀ  a record of twenty eight years and a cabinet minister in the Moi regime.He lost his parliamentary sit in 2007 to Jackson Kiptanui who was a member of the ODM party at the time.

Biwott was one of the most loyal members of KANU before later forming his own National Vision Party.He remained a close friend to Moi till his demise.In the 2013 elections, Biwott tried to make a come back in politics when he vied for the Elgeyo Marakwet senatorial seat but lost to the current senator Kipchumba Murkomen.

He was a succesful businessman, politician and philanthropist. He was born in 1940 and died aged 77 years.