REQUIEM

[PHOTOS] Requiem held for Senator Prengei in Nairobi

Senator Victor Prengei's requiem was held at the Good Shepherd Church Nairobi.

In Summary

•Prengei died in a road accident last week along Kabarak-Nakuru Road.

•Nakuru Senator Susan Kihika and nominated Senator Millicent Omanga led the legislators in giving their last respects to their departed colleague.

Politicians attend the requiem mass of the late Nominated Senator Victor Prengei during his requiem mass at Good shepherds church on August 26,2021./ MERCY MUMO
Politicians attend the requiem mass of the late Nominated Senator Victor Prengei during his requiem mass at Good shepherds church on August 26,2021./ MERCY MUMO

Family, friends and politicians gathered at the Good Shepherd Church in Nairobi on Thursday for a requiem for nominated Senator Victor Prengei.

Prengei, the first Ogiek to sit in Parliament, succumbed to injuries following a road accident in Nakuru last week. He was 37 years old.

Several members from his Jubilee party attended the service.

Politicians attend the requiem of the late Nominated Senator Victor Prengei at Good Shepherd church on August 26,2021./ MERCY MUMO
Politicians attend the requiem of the late Nominated Senator Victor Prengei at Good Shepherd church on August 26,2021./ MERCY MUMO

Nakuru Senator Susan Kihika and nominated Senator Millicent Omanga led the legislators in giving their last respects to their departed colleague.

Deputy President William Ruto sent his message of condolence to the family of Prengei through Kihika.

Nandi Senator Samson Cherargei attend the requiem mass of the late Nominated Senator Victor Prengei during his requiem mass at Good shepherds church on August 26,2021./ MERCY MUMO
Nandi Senator Samson Cherargei attend the requiem mass of the late Nominated Senator Victor Prengei during his requiem mass at Good shepherds church on August 26,2021./ MERCY MUMO

Ruto eulogised Prengei as a modest and distinguished public servant who was committed to championing the plight of the minority in Kenya.

Politicians attend the requiem mass of the late Nominated Senator Victor Prengei during his requiem mass at Good shepherds church on August 26,2021./ MERCY MUMO
Politicians attend the requiem mass of the late Nominated Senator Victor Prengei during his requiem mass at Good shepherds church on August 26,2021./ MERCY MUMO

Other politicians who were present include Nandi Senator Samson Cherargei, Elgeyo Marakwet's Kipchumba Murkomen, Bungoma's Wetangula and Kajiado's Philip Payne.

Politicians attend the requiem of the late Nominated Senator Victor Prengei at Good Shepherd church on August 26,2021./ MERCY MUMO
Politicians attend the requiem of the late Nominated Senator Victor Prengei at Good Shepherd church on August 26,2021./ MERCY MUMO

On Wednesday, lawmakers led by Speaker Kenneth Lusaka, trooped to the Lee Funeral Home to view the body.

“This is a very big loss. Prengei has been with us in the Senate. He is a very calm fellow. A senator who was very passionate about land matters,” a sombre Lusaka said.

 

Edited by CM