It has been confirmed that professor Ken Walibora is dead. He was allegedly hit by a matatu along Landhies Road after packing his KBJ 082Y, dark blue Mercedes E200 (211 series).
The police say they know the matatu driver who apparently recorded a statement with police after the occurrence of the accident. Police are now looking for him to amend the charges and have him arraigned in court.
Professor Ken Walibora has been missing since Friday and his family has been searching for him since then.
His body has been lying at Kenyatta National Hospital since Friday. Relatives and friends found his lifeless body on Monday.
Kenya has lost a great scholar in Prof Ken Walibora. Ken inspired many in championing Kiswahili subject and programs in schools, universities and as a spoken language. Walibora will be remembered for his outstanding role in promoting literature through his literary works. Ken was a remarkably creative writer.