Preparations for burial of GG Kariuki underway


Preparations for burial of GG Kariuki underway

Preparations for the burial of late Laikipia Senator GG Kariuki are underway as county residents and leaders continue to gather in his Rumuruti home to mourn the departed leader.

On Sunday, leaders of all stripes, political and religious, and residents gathered at his Rumuruti home for an interdenominational prayer meeting to mourn the veteran leader.

The late GG Kariuki died on July 1st at a Nairobi hospital.

Various leaders described the late GG Kariuki as a charismatic and principled man who contributed immensely to Kenya’s growth and liberation , saying he was one of the few leaders who played a key role in shaping the country’s future.

In Laikipia, GG Kariuki will be remembered by many for his efforts to assist poor people acquire land within Ng’arua, Marmanet, Rumuruti and other places during his political career that spanned several decades.

The leaders credited the late Kariuki for the employment of more than 300 National Police reservists to improve security in Laikipia County which has suffered in the hands of bandits and cattle rustlers from the neighbouring Baringo and Samburu counties.

The late Senator will be buried in his rural home in Rumuruti, Laikipia West on Friday.

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