Kilifi, KENYA: Kilifi county executive for Lands, Physical planning, Housing, Energy and development John Mweri Mazuri is dead.
He died in Nairobi, according to the county secretary Owen Baya.
“On behalf of the county Government of Kilifi and the County Governor, I am sad and speechless to bear the news of the untimely death of our minister”, he said.
He however, did not disclose the cause of his (Mazuri) sudden death.
Mazuri was an Engineer by profession.
According to information on the county website, Mazuri had served for several years in the then Municipal Councils of Mombasa and Kisumu in various capacities rising to the position of Municipal Engineer.
In 2011, he joined the Coast Development Authority as Manager in charge of engineering services where he served until his appointment to the county government.