The Kitui West legislator passed at the Nairobi Hospital while undergoing treatment. Kitui Senator Enock Wambua confirmed the death of the former National Assembly Minority Leader.
Nyenze died today at Nairobi Hospital at the age of 60 after a long illness and had taken his oath of office in the National Assembly while using an oxygen tank, signaling his deteriorating health.
The body of the one-time Minister for Sports and controversial MP has been moved to Lee Funeral Home, where family members and political colleagues have also gathered on learning of his demise.
He was also a long-serving MP during KANU regime, hit the headlines months to the general election after he threatened Kalonzo Musyoka would ditch NASA should he not be chosen as the flag-bearer.