Migori county senator and former Ramogi and KBC radio presenter is now dead. The late senator died on Monday night at MP Shah Hospital in Nairobi.
The Family spokesman Mark Okundi confirmed the news.
“We are very sad to inform the public that Senator Ben Oluoch Okello is no more. He died at MP Shah Hospital a few minutes past midnight,” he said.
The senator is reported to have been suffering from throat cancer before his death.
His brother Denis Ojwang revealed that the late senator Okello had been under medication for two months in India.
Before his election to become the senator of Migori, he was a reknown radio presenter at Ramogi fm.