Nominated Senator Victor Prengei is dead.
Prengei died in a road accident along Kabarak-Nakuru road on Monday night, August 16.
According to a police report, the Senator suffered a self-involved road accident while driving a motor vehicle with registration number KDA 244A, make Prado Vx.
“It happened that the said motor vehicle was from Nakuru general direction heading towards Ravine general direction and on reaching at the location of the accident,
“the driver lost control of the vehicle and veered off the road to the right side as one faces Kiamunyi general direction, hit the wall and finally rested there,” read the police report seeen by Kivumbi.co.ke.
After the fatal crash at around 9:15 PM, Senator Victor Prengei was rushed to Moi Memorial Hospital, Nakuru.
The Senator, who had sustained serious injuries died while receiving treatment at the hospital.
Victor Prengei was from the Ogiek community and had been nominated to the Senate on a Jubilee ticket.
He was among the six nominated senators from Jubilee Party who had faced disciplinary action, with the party recommending his expulsion.
Prengei and the other earmarked Senators had been accused of disloyalty to the Party and gross misconduct after missing a Jubilee Parliamentary Group held in 2020.
However, the Senators allied to Deputy President William Ruto were spared after the Political Parties Dispute Tribunal declared pln to discipline them as illegal.
Several leaders have sent messages of condolences through social media platforms after the news of his demise.
“Rest well my colleague and friend Victor Prengei, Nominated Senator. We shall forever cherish your tireless efforts in fighting for and protecting the rights of the minority communities in our Nation. We have lost a great leader,
My condolences to your family, friends, and the entire Ogiek community,” Nominated Senator Millicent Omanga said in a Twitter post.