The disgraced former chairman of the Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission Bethwel Kiplagat passed away on Friday, July 14. Amb. Kiplagat, 81, died on Friday, July 14, 2017 at the Nairobi Hospital at 3am where he had been admitted following a long illness. Ambassador Kiplagat, a former diplomat and Kenyan government official, served as TJRC chairman from 2009 to November 2010.
He was serving as Foreign Affairs permanent secretary in former President Daniel Moi’s administration at that time.