Magufuli, EAC condole with Kenyans after Kericho accident


Tanzania's President John Magufuli addresses a news conference during his official visit to Nairobi, Kenya ...
Tanzania's President John Magufuli addresses a news conference during his official visit to Nairobi, Kenya October 31, 2016. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

In Summary

  • The East African Community (EAC) also issued a statement through the Secretary General Amb. Liberat Mfumukeko.
  •   "We mourn the demise of our beloved brothers and sisters who perished in this accident. We also wish speedy recovery to those passengers who sustained serious injuries in the accident.
  •   "The entire EAC and I share with the bereaved families, and the Government and people of Kenya, the feelings of great loss at this time of deep sorrow," read the message.

Tanzanian President John Magufuli has sent a message of condolence to Kenyans following the Kericho accident that left 56 people dead.

Dr. Magufuli took to Twitter on Wednesday, offering his message of support to President Uhuru Kenyatta, families of the deceased and those injured.

The East African Community (EAC) also issued a statement through the Secretary General Amb. Liberat Mfumukeko.

“We mourn the demise of our beloved brothers and sisters who perished in this accident. We also wish speedy recovery to those passengers who sustained serious injuries in the accident.

“The entire EAC and I share with the bereaved families, and the Government and people of Kenya, the feelings of great loss at this time of deep sorrow,” read the message.

The Kericho accident occurred on October 10, a day that had been set aside for the country to celebrate its longest serving President Daniel Moi.

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