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Heartwarming send-off for policy expert Raphael Githinji

During the service, Githinji was praised as most of all a family man

In Summary

• Event held at Citam Church, Valley Road

Rev Karita Mbagara leads the holy mass
Rev Karita Mbagara leads the holy mass
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI

Family and friends of Raphael Githinji gathered on January 22 at Citam Church along Valley Road in Nairobi for a final heartwarming send-off.

The mass was held ahead of his burial on Friday at Mweiga, Nyeri county.

 

During the service, Githinji was praised as being a gentleman, a patriotic Kenyan, an eternal optimist and most of all a family man.

Speaking during the ceremony, Nyandarua Governor Francis Kimemia said, "Mwai was a great believer of family and always encouraged me to be a strong man of the family."

Grandchildren Philip Kariuki and Austine Kamau
Grandchildren Philip Kariuki and Austine Kamau
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Close friends to Raphael Githinji gives final respect
Close friends to Raphael Githinji gives final respect
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Maina Kimotho and James Wachira
Maina Kimotho and James Wachira
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Rev Karita Mbagara leads the congregation on casket viewing process
Rev Karita Mbagara leads the congregation on casket viewing process
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Congregation participate in casket viewing process
Congregation participate in casket viewing process
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Grandchild Catherine Wangeci, the late Raphael Githinji's wife Jane Nduta and Joyce Wangui
Grandchild Catherine Wangeci, the late Raphael Githinji's wife Jane Nduta and Joyce Wangui
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