CONDOLENCE MESSAGE

Uhuru mourns former PC John Etemesi

Etemesi died on the morning of the April 26 at his Sibanga home in Cherengany, Trans Nzoia County.

In Summary

• In his message of encouragement and comfort, the President described the late Etemesi as a loyal and patriotic Kenyan who served the country with commitment and great dedication.

• "Mzee John Etemesi was a humble man, diligent and hard-working public servant who left an indelible mark in all the regions of our country where he was posted to serve," Uhuru said.

Former Provincial Commissioner John Khabeko Etemesi.
Former Provincial Commissioner John Khabeko Etemesi.
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President Uhuru Kenyatta has sent a message of condolence to the family and friends of former Provincial Commissioner John Khabeko Etemesi.

Etemesi died on the morning of April 26 at his Sibanga home in Cherengany, Trans Nzoia County.

He passed on at the age of 90 years and he served as a PC during the era of the late President Daniel arap Moi.

In his message of encouragement and comfort, the President described the late Etemesi as a loyal and patriotic Kenyan who served the country with commitment and great dedication.

"Mzee John Etemesi was a humble man, diligent and hard-working public servant who left an indelible mark in all the regions of our country where he was posted to serve," Uhuru said.

"Mzee Etemesi was a highly effective administrator who mentored many people in the public service to become excellent servant leaders." 

John Etemesi served at the position of Deputy Provincial Commissioner, Coast Province and later as Provincial Commissioner, Eastern and subsequently Central Provinces.

After his retirement from Provincial Administration, the late continued to serve on several parastatal boards and Commissions.