MNH representative Aminiel Aligaesha affirmed that the group of Mungai was gotten at 5pm at the Emergency Department of the Hospital and was proclaimed dead at 5.20pm by a specialist. "He was not our patient. He was at that point dead when he was brought at the healing facility yesterday evening and the specialist affirmed him dead when the body was still in the auto after which it was taken straightforwardly to the funeral home," Mr Aligaesha told The Citizen in a phone meet.
Mungai's child, Willy, said his dad began griping of extreme stomachache after which he began spewing consistently. They surged him to a healing center in Oysterbay where he was alluded to Muhimbili.
"Obviously, he passed on before we arrived," he said, including that the family was stunned as he had been of sound wellbeing.
Conceived in 1943 Mungai served as the MP for Mufindi for a long time and held different bureau positions from first stage government to the fourth stage government.
He was priest of Agriculture (1972-75 and 1980-82) under previous President Julius Nyerere. In November 2000, he was named serve for Education and Culture by previous President Benjamin Mkapa. In October 2006 to February 2008 he served as the clergyman for Home Affairs under Jakaya Kikwete.
He deserted to the restriction Chadema amid the battles of the General Election a year ago. Mungai was an alum of Colorado University and Harvard University with a Master of Public Administration (MPA 1980).
In February 2008 when President Kikwete made a Cabinet reshuffle Mungai was cited as saying: "Soon after the President had broken up the bureau, I requesting that he let me resign."