Former Kilifi South Member of Parliament Mustafa Idd is dead.
Idd died in the wee hours of Wednesday morning (November 25) while receiving treatment for pneumonia at the Premier Hospital in Mombasa.
The late lawmaker’s brother, Amir Matsaki, told K24 Digital that Idd was diagnosed with pneumonia on Monday, November 23, after being admitted to the facility for ten days.
“His health condition deteriorated over time, and on Tuesday night he was fighting for his life before succumbing to the disease on Wednesday morning,” said Matsaki.
Idd’s body is still preserved at the Premier Hospital in Nyali Constituency awaiting transportation to his Bomani Village home in Kikambala, Kilifi County for burial as per Islamic customs.
Idd, a former KBC journalist, served as Kilifi South representative to the National Assembly between 2013 and 2017. The former ODM Party lawmaker, however, decamped to Jubilee ahead of the August 8, 2017 general election and failed to retain his seat after being defeated by Kiti Richard Chonga of ODM.