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18 Feb
By: Evans Sirma 0 0

NANDI LEADERS MOURN THE DEATH OF DEPUTY SPEAKER HESBON KIPROP METTO

Nandi County Governor Dr. Cleophas Lagat has on Thursday expressed sadness over the death of Hon. Hesbon Kiprop Metto, who was until his death the Member of County Assembly for Lelmokwo/Ngechek Ward as well as the Deputy Speaker of Nandi County Assembly.
He passed on at the age of 42 years after a long illness and left behind two children.
Metto was serving his second term having been earlier elected as Lelmokwo Councillor between 2007 and 2013. He was the son of the former Mosop MP Stanley Kiptoo Metto of KapMararen Family.
While condoling the family, Governor Lagat described the departed Metto as a deligent man, a patriot and a resourceful leader who marched his words with actions “ His leadership will be missed by the family, residents of Lelmokwo/Ngechek ward, his colleagues in the Assembly and Nandi as a whole” he said..He also prayed that Almighty God grant the soul of the departed peaceful repose and for the family, the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.
Hon. Edwin Cheluget, the Speaker of the Assembly termed the death of Metto as a big loss to the house. He extended heartfelt condolences to the late deputy speaker’s immediate family and his relatives.
His assembly contemporaries led by the leader of majority Hon. Julius Menjo described his loss as’ tragic’ saying that his contributions and wise counsel would be missed in the assembly..

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