Magoha family asks for prayers as they bury their kin

Saturday, January 28th, 2023 16:10 | By
Magoha family ask for prayers as they bury their kin
The casket bearing the remains of the Prof. Richard Alex Nyabera Magoha. PHOTO/Courtesy

The Magoha family has called for Kenyans to put them in their prayers as they go through the trying moments.

Led by elder brother John Obare Tula and last-born brother Joseph Ongile Magoha, they said what has befallen the family needs prayers.

The duo, while speaking during the burial of their brother the late Alex Nyabera Magoha in the Yala township ward, ruled out speculations that the death of their brothers was as a result of one's hand.

"I don't believe in speculations from certain quarters that their deaths are caused by some people," John said.

"We don't fear death and God's time is the best. So it's only prayers that we need from Kenyans especially now that we are burying Alex and preparing to lay to rest former Cabinet Secretary Prof. George Magoha," Joseph said.

"He taught us compassion, resilience and to love one another. We are heartbroken that he is no longer with us," he added.

The deceased's sister Mary Magdaline Owuor reiterated the need for prayers while eulogizing her late brother said Alex Nyabera Magoha.

"We appeal to Kenyans to put us in prayers. He (the deceased) told us to always thank God for everything before seeking other favours from Him. My brother Nyabera had requested the family to remain united," she said.

The funeral service for Alex Nyabera Magoha, the late brother to the late Education CS Prof. George Magoha, was conducted at Yala primary school.

Former Cabinet Secretary Eugine Wamalwa was among the dignitaries who attended the event.

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