Ken Okoth was a humble man. He was born and raised in Kibera, the largest slum in East and Central Africa.
Mungu amulinde! Meet Monica, the wife Kibra MP Ken Okoth has left behind
He joined Starehe Boys Centre after passing KCPE, where he worked hard and passed with flying colors as well.
From a watchman to MP: Things you didn’t know about Kibra MP Ken Okoth
In an interview with Daily Nation back in 2013 he said the late Dr Griffin was his mentor.
They (Dr. Griffin and teachers) told us giving up was not an option and that education was meant to make one self reliant, regardless of the circumstances. Griffin was a great teacher and mentor. May his soul rest in eternal peace.
Well, Mpasho.co.ke has photos of Ken Okoth back in High School, where he wore a pair of blue shorts and a redshirt. Check out the photos
‘Let me go, goodbye, I love you!’ Ken Okoth’s last words
Prior to secondary school, I had not known a three-meal diet. Eating from the trash bins was just normal. I seldom went back home, choosing instead to remain at school studying and working
Okoth passed away on July 20 after a long battle with colorectal cancer. He was 41.
Dance with the angels! Moving tributes by Starehe Boys Alumni to Ken Okoth