- Dr Manduku was first elected to parliament in 1992 on a Kanu ticket.
- He was the proprietor of Hema Hospital in Kisii town.
- Dr Manduku is known for having operated for several years without a CDF office in his constituency.
Former Nyaribari Masaba MP Hezron Manduku has died at The Nairobi Hospital where he had been admitted, his son, Dr Robert Manduku, has confirmed.
Dr Manduku died on Saturday night at the age of 79 after battling a terminal illness for a long time.
Following the death, Nyaribari Masaba MP Ezekiel Machogu sent his condolences to the family.
“I have learnt of the passing on of Dr Hezron Manduku with utmost shock and sadness. [He] was truly a blessing to so many lives in Nyaribari Masaba and beyond through his selfless service to mankind,” Mr Machogu said.
On his part, Nyaribari Chache MP Richard Tong’i mourned Dr Manduku “as a visionary and energetic leader who worked tirelessly and inspired the lives of very many people in a very positive way”.
The late Dr Manduku was first elected to parliament in 1992 on a Kanu ticket but he would lose his seat to Kisii Senator Sam Ongeri in 1997.