The different faces of the late James Nderitu Gachagua (PHOTOS)

The different faces of the late James Nderitu Gachagua (PHOTOS)
  • The late Nyeri Governor James Nderitu Gachagua becomes the first county boss to die in office
  • Gachagua died at a London hospital on Friday, February 24 where he had been receiving treatment.

He had been known to be suffering from cancer with rumours of his death dominating his stay in office. He missed key political functions including President Uhuru Kenyatta’s week-long stay in the county in March 2016.

READ ALSO: BREAKING NEWS: Nyeri Governor Nderitu Gachagua passes away in London

Before becoming governor, he served as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Mathira constituency.

Here is a compilation of photos from the late governor’s stint in office.

Gachagua looking sickly when he appeared before the Senate Public Accounts and Investments Committee on October 28 2016. (Photo: The Star Kenya)

President Uhuru Kenyatta greets Nyeri Governor Nderitu Gachagua on arrival at Chaka trading centre on November 28, 2016. (Photo: Nation Media Group)

Gachagua contemplates at a past county function

Nyeri Governor Nderitu Gachagua (left) introduces Kabaru MCA and Majority Leader Duncan Gituanja during Mashujaa Day celebrations at Dedan Kimathi Stadium on October 20, 2015. (Photo: Nation Media Group)

The late governor presiding over a past county function (Photo:Teddy Eugene)

Gachagua (left) with Mombasa Senator Hassan Omar on September 14 2016 (Photo: Nation Media Group)

A poster of the late governor urging Kenyans to register as voters during the recently concluded mass voter registration drive

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