- The family has asked Kenyans to bear with the circumstances as it privately marks the day.
- It is not yet clear whether the postponement has been made due to recent wrangles.
- An ongoing legal battle over his property has seen family members embroiled in quarrels.
The family of the late Vice President Michael Kijana Wamalwa has postponed the anniversary celebrations held annually to mark his death that occurred on August 23, 2003.
In announcement posted on the Daily Nation’s obituary section, the family attributed the postponement to ongoing renovations at his Kitale residence.
“The family wishes to inform Kenyans that due to ongoing renovations to his mausoleum at his Milimani residence in Kitale, the annual anniversary will not be held this year,” the statement read.
The family has asked Kenyans to bear with the circumstances as it privately marks the day.
“Do bear with the family as we observe the day in private. We thank you for all the love and support you have given us over the years,” said the statement.
It is not yet clear whether the postponement has been made due to recent wrangles that have rocked the family regarding his estate.