David Mwiraria, Kenyan politician, Died at 78


David (Daudi) Mwiraria was born on September 3, 1938 and died on April 13, 2017.
He was the Minister for Environment and Natural Resources previously Finance Minister of Kenya until December 2007 when Kenya held its General Elections.
Upon his re election on a Party of National Unity ticket, defending his seat as Member of parliament for North Imenti Constituency, he was defeated by Silas Muriuki, who was running on a Mazingira Green Party of Kenya ticket.
Before he started his politics career, Mwiraria had a long and distinguished career in Kenya’s civil service, serving in various senior positions hence his having recently appeared as a witness before Kenya’s Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission as a witness to testify on the Government of Kenya’s role in the Wagalla massacre.
David Mwiraria succumbed to bone cancer on at Karen Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya.
David Mwiraria passed away at 78 years old.