Jubilee party Secretary General Raphael Tuju is mourning the death of his mother.
Mama Mary Odiyo Tuju died Wednesday night, November 17, while undergoing treatment at a Nairobi hospital.
Announcing the sad message, Uhuru Kenyatta condoled with the family of 87-year-old Mama Mary.
In his message of comfort to the family, the President eulogised Mama Mary as a hard-working community leader and elder who greatly valued and supported education as the foundation of life.
“Mama Mary was a known and highly respected community leader who believed in the virtues and benefits of education. Her belief that education was the foundation of life was the inspiration that led many from her community to pursue education, and become productive members of society,” the President said.
President Kenyatta comforted the family by promising to be with them during this hard time.
“I pray that God will shed his love and peace in your hearts as you mourn the demise of your beloved mother. I assure you of my prayers and support as you come to terms with the death of your family matriarch,” President Kenyatta comforted the family.