Water, Sanitation, and Irrigation Cabinet Secretary (CS)Sicily Kariuki on Sunday July 19 mourned the loss of her 20-year-old daughter.
Wendy Muthoni died at the Nairobi Hospital on Sunday. The cause of death was unclear at the time of announcement.
She was a second-year law student at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology(JKUAT), Karen campus.
President Uhuru Kenyatta sent his condolences to Kariuki’s family on Sunday evening through the State House Twitter handle.
“President Uhuru Kenyatta has sent a message of comfort to the family of Cabinet Secretary Sicily Kariuki following the passing away of her daughter Wendy Muthoni today at a Nairobi hospital.” read the tweet.
Deputy President William Ruto too sent a condolence message saying, “Our sympathies and prayers to the Cabinet Secretary for Water, Sanitation and Irrigation Sicily Kariuki following the death of her precious daughter Muthoni ‘Noni’.”
Orange Democratic Movement leader Raila Odinga too condoled the family, tweeting “No pain ever comes close to that of losing a child. None whatsoever. Mama Sicily Kariuki, please accept sincere condolences from me and Mama Ida following the passing of Wendy Muthoni. Remain strong. You are in our thoughts and prayers.”
Wiper Leader Kalonzo Musyoka said, “My prayers and condolences to Cabinet Secretary Sicily Kariuki and the rest of her family, on the passing away of her daughter Wendy Muthoni today at a Nairobi hospital.May God give them strength during this difficult period.”
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