Several leaders expressed their condolences to Serut’s family, describing him as a strong and wise leader.Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya said: “John Serut fought for the rights and wellbeing of the Mt Elgon people when he served as their MP.”The former legislator, aged 67, died of cancer at the Nairobi Hospital on Wednesday morning.
Former Mt Elgon Member of Parliament John Serut was mourned by Deputy President William Ruto. Serut was recalled by the DP as a forceful, courageous, and outspoken politician who excelled in serving his citizens. “He was a talented debater, a crusader for equal justice, and a relentless debater.” “We pay tribute to his illustrious career,” Ruto wrote on Twitter.
In January 2020, he was diagnosed with multiple myeloma and was in and out of hospitals. Serut was one of the politicians trying to make a comeback in the general election of 2022.Bungoma Senator Moses Wetangula described Serut as a “hardworking and dependable leader who bolstered the unity and development of Bungoma.” United Democratic Alliance (UDA) Interim Chairman and former Machakos Senator Johnstone Muthama asked Kenyans to remember the family in their prayers; the Almighty God may help them find comfort in this trying time.
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