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Death Can Be So Cruel:President Uhuru Mourns

President Uhuru Kenyatta, who was accompanied by First Lady Margaret Kenyatta, attended the funeral of a relative held at St.Austin Catholic Church, Kitisuru, Nairobi.

The President spoke when he joined family, relatives, friends and other mourners for the funeral service of the late Mama Norma Florienta.

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Through his social media handles, President Uhuru  paid tribute to the late Mama Norma Florienta Kanja, saying she lived a great life of service to her family and the nation.

“As we have all heard, she was a wonderful human being and we can testify to that fact. Mama Norma Kanja lived her life well and has left an enduring legacy which should be emulated,” President Kenyatta said.

President Uhuru Kenyatta and First Lady Margaret Kenyatta at the late Mama Norma Kanja’s funeral service. (Photo Courtesy| Facebook)

He consoled the bereaved family, saying: “We stand in solidarity with you during this trying and difficult time of mourning. Our thoughts and prayers will always be with you.”

Mama Norma Kanja, 83, was mother-in-law to President Kenyatta’s younger brother, Muhoho.

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Other mourners eulogized Mama Norma Florienta as a forthright, diligent, consummate entrepreneur, valiant, strong-willed and deeply spiritual person who lifted the lives of those who interacted with her.

The funeral service was conducted by Father Stephen Mwaria Mukami of St. Austin Catholic Church who also delivered the sermon.

President Uhuru greets mourners at the Funeral venue (Photo Courtesy|Facebook )

R.I.P Mama Kanja

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