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– Ken Okoth died on Friday, July 26, after long battle with cancer

– Starehe old boys have mourned him as a representation to the country and the world what Starehe stands for

Starehe old boys have joined Kenyans to mourn sudden death of their colleague Kibra MP Ken Okoth.

The lawmaker died on Friday, July 26, at Nairobi Hospital after long battle with cancer.

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Ken Okoth was serving his second term as MP for Kibra after securing the seat in 2017. Photo: Capital
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Okoth was rushed to the hospital and admitted at the Intensive Care Unit on Thursday, July 25. He died shortly after doctors removed him from the life support machines upon his request.

In their condolence message the old boys praised the MP as one who possessed extraordinary leadership qualities that were inculcated at their school.

“Okoth in his life showed leadership in the Starehe way and we remain proud of his representation to the country and the world what Starehe stands for. We will miss his leadership, his brotherhood within our society and his leadership to his community and our country,” said Old Starehian Society Chairman Raymond Rono.

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The hardworking MP was born in Kibra’s Kisumu Ndogo slums in 1978 before their father abandoned the family, leaving his mother Angelina to bring them up as a single mum.

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He managed to sit for his class eight exams and scored 613 out of 700 marks in the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE).

He was called to Starehe Boys’ Centre, but the family could not manage to raise money for his school fees.

His outstanding performance in primary school saw him qualify for a four-year sponsorship from Save the Children Fund, a non governmental organisation.

He finished his studies and secured another scholarship to study in New York’s St. Lawrence University.

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock, I’m sure you’ve heard of the name Azziad Nasenya, such a lovely name right? Anyway, sorry for digressing.

She’s the gorgeous lass who literally broke the internet after recording a video of herself dancing and singing along to Femi One and Mejja’s latest jam dubbed Utaniweza – which is literally fire by the way.

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Azziad is also the reason why the real version of the track has been trending at number one on YouTube and hit more than 1.4 million views since she inspired people to start the #UtaniwezaChallenge.

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The 19-year old – who studies broadcast journalism at the Kenya Institute of Mass Communication (KIMC) – trended top on Twitter for about two days, others have even christened her the Tik Tok Queen and we stan.

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Betty Kyallo and Akothee

Betty Kyallo penned a touching birthday message to Akothee praising her for turning misfortunes into success.

The mother of one termed Akothee as a blessing praying that God grants her many more years.

 ‘Happy birthday my sweet dear friend @akotheekenya How I love you❤️ You are such a force to reckon with and I salute you.

I know you and I know your story and it’s just a blessing how you changed your life’s direction intentionally and Unapologetically for the better.

How you have gone through so much but you rose! I love that you are true to yourself only.’

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‘I love that you are real.

The other day we talked for an hour laughing and sharing and it was such a revelation of how much our friendship must continue to prosper.

May God bless you and may your kids never lack. We must pop champagne post Corona God willing. Enjoy.’

For her birthday, Akothee donated sh500,000 to buy food and other items for the needy during this coronavirus pandemic.

‘HAPPYBIRTHDAY MIN JI
As you grow older , you will discover that you have two hands 🙏🏾
👉one for helping yourself, the other for helping others 🙏🏾 if you knew what I know about the power of giving , you would not let a single meal pass without sharing it in some way 🙏🏾 tenda wema nenda Zako @akotheefoundation
You are a blessing to me and many more
HAPPYBIRTHDAY MIN OYOO 🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾’

 

 

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