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Khalwale's first wife Adelaide Shikanga collapses and dies

Khalwale's first wife Adelaide Shikanga collapses and dies

Former Kakamega Senator Bonny Khalwale has lost his first wife Adelaide Shikanga.

Ms Shikanga collapsed and died at their Malinya home in Ikolomani sub-county on Saturday morning.

“My wife was diagnosed with cancer of the cervix in 2003. This year, she contracted cancer of the blood. She had successfully undergone her sixth chemotherapy at the Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital where it was cleared. On Friday, she developed pulmonary hypertension,” said Mr Khalwale.

Speaking at Mukumu Mission Hospital mortuary where the body was moved, the politician said his wife collapsed as she went to the bathroom.