Joseph Nkaissery – Internal Security Cabinet Secretary has passed away few hours right after he was admitted to Karen Hospital in Nairobi to get a medical check-up. Chief of Staff and Head of Public Service Joseph Kinyua in an affirmation delivered to newsrooms reported the abrupt demise of Retired General Joseph Nkaissery. His body has been moved to Lee Funeral Home in Nairobi.
Sources close to Mr Nkaissery stated he attended Karen Hospital at around 3 pm right after leaving Uhuru Park where he accompanied President Uhuru Kenyatta at a prayer event.
“He actually looked okay but he said he needed to go to the hospital as he was not feeling well,” the source said.
President Kenyatta chose Mr Nkaissery from the opposition to lead the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government on December 2, 2014, to take the place of Joseph Ole Lenku.
Just before that, he was the member of parliament for Kajiado Central constituency on an Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) ticket.