MAASAI HERO SERVED AS NAROK MP FOR 25 YEARS
Ntimama died on September 1 in his Narok home. He served as the Narok North MP for 25 years before he retired from politics on September 14, 2013. He also served as a minister in former President Mwai Kibaki’s government. The long-time chairman of the Narok County Council made a grand entry to parliamentary politics by defeating the powerful minister in the Office of the President, Justus Kantet ole Tipis in 1988. He became former President Daniel Moi’s stalwart in Maasai land. In 2002, he joined Narc and successfully defended his seat. In 2005, he mobilised his community to reject the then Wako Draft under the controversial Suswa Declaration. After he was defeated, he announced his retirement.