Meru Governor Kiraitu Murungi on Monday attended the burial of Edith Kathia.
Kathia, who died earlier this month in a road accident, was the mother of Patrick Muriungi.
Muriungi is a veteran journalist who now works as director of communication in the Meru government. He is also Kiraitu Murungi's spokesman.
The requiem mass was held at Kathathantu Salvation Army Church, South Imenti constituency.
Also present was Meru Deputy Governor Titus Ntochiu.
Kiraitu described Kathia as a hardworking woman who was his staunch supporter since he started his political career.