“It is with great regret that we the family of Lawrence Nginyo Kariuki announce his passing on early this morning at the Aga Khan University Hospital at 1.30am,” a family statement stated.
Nginyo Kariuki is an astute and successful businessman, with several high-end properties in the capital Nairobi with the ownership of Nginyo Towers on Koinange Street, among others.
He will be remembered as a long-standing politician who was instrumental in Kenya’s quest for Multiparty Democracy and is the founder member of The National Alliance Party (TNA).
He was also a renowned golfer who pioneered African golf in Kenya.
Several leaders have sent condolences to the family, including Baringo Senator Gideon Moi