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Garissa Senator Yusuf Haji dies

Garissa Senator and chairman of BBI task force Yusuf Haji. Image/courtesy

Garissa Senator Yusuf Haji is dead, the family has confirmed.

Haji, 80, died at the Aga Khan University Hospital on Monday morning. By the time of his death, he was also serving as the chairman of the building bridges initiative (BBI) task force.

According to family members, the Senator was flown from Turkey a fortnight ago and later admitted at Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, where he died Monday morning.

Haji was a long time administrator, serving in all previous governments in various areas including the vast Rift Valley between 1970 and 1998. He was nominated to Parliament in 2002. And in 2007, he was elected to Parliament unopposed as Ijara MP.

May hhis soul rest in eternal peace