People of all walks of life joined hands in an emotional send off of a loving mother Mary Wangechi, 75 who was laid at Kagwathi area, Tetu, Nyeri County.
Political leaders and government officials converged at Kagwathi Primary School ground where the mourners praised Wangechi, mother of tycoon Paul Wanderi for her good work of helping others in the society.
Wanderi who is a prominent businessman is the director of Mobicom Company. Two Cabinet Secretaries Mwangi Kiunjuri (Devolution) and Joe Mucheru (ICT) led the government side.
Speaker of the National Assembly Justin Muturi read the condolence message of President Uhuru Kenyatta. Others present were MPs Mary Wambui, Ndung'u Gethenji, Kanini Kega, Dennis Waweru and Nyeri Governor Samuel Wamathai. Nyeri Jubilee Nominees included Wahome Gakuru, Ngunjiri Wambugu and Rahab Mukami among others.
Nyeri County Commissioner Ngumo Karuku, President’s cousin Kung'u Muigai, businessman, Isaac Wandere and PS Secretary for Delivery and head of Presidential Delivery Unit Andrew Wakahiu were also in attendance.