Former Ndhiwa MP Zablon Owigo Olang’ is dead

Written By: KBC Reporter

He served as Ndhiwa MP between 1979 and 1984.

Veteran KANU politician Zablon Owigo Olang’ is dead.

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Sources within his family said Olang died on Sunday before noon at a hospital in Nyatike, Migori County, sources.

A close relative, who requested anonymity, said the former Ndhiwa MP Olang had been receiving treatment at St Carmilla’s Hospital in Karundu but did not give details.

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The cause of death was not immediately clear but the family is expected to issue a statement.

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Olang’ was elected Ndhiwa MP under KANU and served between 1979 and 1984 before the constituency was divided to form Nyatike Constituency.

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Migori Women Representative, Pamella Odhiambo and Nyatike legislator Tom Odege, both eulogized Olang’ as a true patriot who changed the political landscape.

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