UDA Politician Dies After Tragic Road Accident

Lumakanda ward, nestled within the Lugari constituency, is enveloped in sorrow following the untimely demise of a prominent political figure, Godfrey Mapesa, whose aspirations for service and leadership were abruptly cut short by a tragic road accident on Sunday, April 4, at Mwamba in Lugari.

Mapesa, who vied for the Lumakanda ward representative seat in 2022 under the UDA banner, dedicated himself to the betterment of his community with unwavering passion and commitment.

Despite his fervent hopes for electoral success, fate dealt a cruel hand, denying him the opportunity to fulfill his ambitions.

The news of Mapesa’s passing has cast a pall of sadness over the entire region, leaving his loved ones, supporters, and constituents reeling from the loss of a cherished leader.

His legacy of community impact, dedication to progress, and the optimism he embodied for the future now serve as poignant memories in the midst of collective grief.

Expressing condolences, Kakamega senator Boni Khalwale lamented the tragic incident, acknowledging the profound loss not only to the people of Lumakanda ward but also to Mapesa’s family, colleagues, and friends.

As the community mourns the departure of a beloved figure, Mapesa’s contributions and spirit of service remain indelibly etched in the hearts of those he touched.