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Accident: Lenku sends condolences, pledges support

Adams Gichuhi was involved in a grisly road accident as he was driving to Namanga for a fumigation exercise

By Our Reporter

Governor Joseph ole Lenku has send his message of condolences to the family of Adams Gichuhi, a member of staff at the Department of Roads and Public Works, who died last evening in a tragic road accident that occured in Maili Tisa, Kajiado Central.

Gichuhi met his untimely demise as he was driving a county firefighter to Namanga town for a fumigation against Covid-19.

In his note of condolences, the governor wrote: “On behalf of myself and all staff of County Government of Kajiado, Ì wish to pass our condolences to the bereaved family.”

He also pledged to support the bereaved family “at this time of grief and continue to pray for them to be strong in the face of this tragedy.”

His colleague, Anthony Mooke Lupempe, who survived with “serious injuries” is recuperating at the Kajiado Referral Hospital, according to official communication from the county health department.

Police’s preliminary investigations state that the accident could have been caused by a “right rear tyre burst leading to the car losing control.”

Following the incident, Sub-county Police Commander Saudi Loronyokwe have urged motorists to observe traffic regulations to avert road accidents.

The body of the deceased is laying at the Kajiado County Referal Hospital mortuary, as plans for his send off are underway.

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