The late Nabangi died at 4:30am on Wednesday after he was placed into the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) for almost a week now.
A top Kabuchai parliamentary aspirant is dead, Edward Tale Nabangi died at LifeCare hospital in Bungoma town.
Reports indicate he succumbed to Coronavirus like symptoms.
Tale died at 4:30am on Wednesday after he was placed into the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) for almost a week now.
According to a family member who asked for anonymity said that the late lost his life while undergoing medication at the private medical facility formerly known as Lumboka hospital.
“Yes, we have lost him, he succumbed this morning, it is very painful to the family and the Kabuchai constituency members, we have lost a treasure that was a family pillar,” he said.
Reports indicated that Nabangi had been hospitalized at Life care hospital since Tuesday July 21.
Nabangi an accountant by profession is reported to have travelled from Nairobi last week and was engaged in distribution of face masks and Sanitizers in Kabuchai Constituency.
He was later hospitalized at Khamulati dispensary in Kimilili after falling sick where he was referred to Lifecare hospital in Bungoma town where he has been in ICU since then.
Nabangi has been instrumental in helping vulnerable people in Kabuchai Constituency through building them iron sheet houses, distribution of food and sanitary items to combat Corona.
He vied for the parliamentary seat on an independent ticket but was defeated by the incumbent Mp James Mukwe Lusweti of Ford Kenya party.
Bungoma county has so far reported 25 Covid-19 positive cases according to the county health CEC Dr.Antony Walela.
Dr.Walela said that 13 people have been discharged from Webuye Isolation centre after turning negative.