Juja member of parliament Francis Munyua Waititu popularly known as Wakapee has passed on this evening after a long battle with cancer.
The death of honorable Munyua Waititu was confirmed by his family members who revealed that he breathed his last at around 7.30 pm while being treated at the MP Shah Hospital.
Munyua is reported to have been battling brain cancer since 2018 which saw him lose all forms of memory as of December 2020.
Following his death, various leaders sent their heartfelt condolences to the late Francis Munyua Waititu Alias Wakapee.
On his side, the Gatundu member of parliament described him as one of those legislators who could defy all odds and openly assist him in his campaigns.
“Hon Francis Munyua Waititu ‘Wakapay’ was a very dear and close friend. When I vied for the Gatundu South seat in the 2014 by-elections Wakapay was the only sitting MP to defy all odds to come out and openly campaign for me.” Wrote Moses Kuria.
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“Over the 7 years that we served together Juja and Gatundu South were sister constituencies. On the request of Wakapay i agreed that we extend the Gatundu-Mukinye- Juja road to Juja Farm. Rest in Peace my brother Wakapay.” Added Kuria.
Before his death, the Juja mp had earlier sought treatment in India and at one point committed himself to put up a cancer center in Kiambu county.