Retired Archbishop Ndingi Mwana a’Nzeki dies aged 88 years after battling a long illness.

The outspoken and fearless leader had served in many roles and places including being assistant priest at Makadara, Nairobi; Education Secretary-General of Catholic Bishops; Bishop of Machakos, he succeeded Cardinal Otunga on April 21, 1997, as the Archbishop of Nairobi.

He was retired by Pope Benedict XVI on October 6, 2007, after attaining the age of 75 years.

He was succeeded by the current Cardinal John Njue who was his assistant in Nakuru.