President Uhuru, DP Ruto mourn CS Kariuki daughter
President Uhuru Kenyatta, Deputy President William Ruto and opposition chief Raila Odinga yesterday sent messages of condolences to the family of Water and Sanitation CS Sicily Kariuki following the passing away of her daughter Wendy Muthoni alais (Noni).
Muthoni who was a second year student at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) passed on yesterday at a Nairobi hospital after two weeks of hospitalisation.
In his message the President wished the family God’s fortitude during this difficult period of grief and assured them of his support as they come to terms with the big loss.
“President Uhuru Kenyatta has sent a message of comfort to the family of Cabinet Secretary Sicily Kariuki following the passing away of her daughter Wendy Muthoni today at a Nairobi hospital after two weeks of hospitalisation,” read Uhuru’s message posted on State House Facebook page.
On his part, Ruto expressed his sympathies and prayers to Kariuki following the death of her daughter who he described as determined, diligent and honest.
“Our sympathies and prayers to the Cabinet Secretary for Water, Sanitation and Irrigation Sicily Kariuki following the death of her precious daughter Wendy Muthoni ‘Noni’.
A second-year law student at JKUAT Karen Campus, Noni was a determined, diligent and honest lady who will be fondly remembered for her kindness and dependability.
May the family, friends and her college-mates find strength to get through this grief. Rest In Peace,” said Ruto.
Raila on his part condoled with Sicily for her loss.. “No pain ever comes close to that of losing a child. No one whatsoever.
Mama Sicily Kariuki , please accept sincere condolences from me and Mam Ida following the passing of Wendy Muthoni.
Remain strong. You are in our thoughts and prayers,” he said in a message posted on his twitter account.