Joseph Nkaissery's death: What do we know so far?

Saturday July 8 2017

Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery.

Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP 

By BEATRICE KANGAI
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  • Detectives have launched investigations into the death of Joseph Nkaissery.
  • Investigators camped at the Bomas of Kenya, one of the places late Interior CS Joseph Nkaissery visited last night.
  • Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero says on Friday, during a prayer rally, he and Nkaissery conversed about security matters regarding the August 8 elections.
  • On Friday, Kajiado County Commissioner Harsama Kello spoke on phone with Nkaissery about a fundraiser he was scheduled to attend in Ngatataek.
  • Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery died at Karen Hospital early Saturday morning.
  • The CS fell sick on Friday night and was rushed to the city hospital.
  • His last public appearance was at a prayer event at Uhuru Park on Friday.
  • His body has been moved to Lee Funeral Home.
  • The cause of his death is still unknown.
  • Nkaissery was aged 67 at the time of his death.
  • He was scheduled to attend a fundraising event for needy children at Ilbisil in Kajiado Central on Saturday.
  • Nkaissery's wife Hellen, is admitted at a Nairobi hospital after she suffered shock following the death of the CS.
  • He was as late as 9.30 last night discussing issues pertaining to peace, unity in Kenya with President Uhuru Kenyatta.
  • Education CS Fred Matiang'i has been appointed as acting Interior Cabinet Secretary.