In Summary
  • President Uhuru Kenyatta said his prayers were with Mr Musyoka’s family during this moment of grief.

  • Mr Odinga, the ODM party leader comforted Mr Musyoka saying he shared in his grief of losing his parent.

  • Deputy President William Ruto eulogised Mr Mairu as an elder who fought for democracy, human rights and freedom of expression.

Leaders across the political divide on Sunday condoled with Wiper party leader Kalonzo Musyoka, following the death of his father.

Mr Musyoka's father, Peter Musyoka Mairu, 94, died at the Nairobi Hospital on Sunday morning.

The Wiper leader confirmed that his father, who had been ailing for a while, died while receiving treatment at Nairobi Hospital.

President Uhuru Kenyatta said his prayers were with Mr Musyoka’s family during this moment of grief.

COMFORTED MUSYOKA

"My deepest condolences to you my brother Mr Musyoka, on the passing on of his father, Mzee Peter Musyoka Mairu. May God grant you grace for this period. Our prayers are with you, your family and friends" the president said in a statement.

His fellow principals in the Opposition National Super Alliance Mr Raila Odinga, Mr Musalia Mudavadi and Mr Moses Wetangula also sent their messages of condolence to Mr Musyoka and his family.  

Deputy President William Ruto eulogised Mr Mairu as an elder who fought for democracy, human rights and freedom of expression.

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