Body of Mama Dorcas heads home

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By JOSEPH OJWANG.

The body of the late mother to Kisumu County Governor Prof Anyang Nyong’o will finally spent a night at her rural home in Rata, Seme.

Mama Dorcas Nyong’o who died aged 99 years arrived in Kisumu today from Nairobi where she died.

A requiem mass was conducted in her hounor at the Kisumu ACK Milimani before her casket was driven away to Seme.

Friends, relatives and immediate family members’ eulogized the late Mama Dorcas as a matriarch.

Prof Nyong’o, his wife Dorothy and their daughter Zawadi made moving tributes to their mother, mother in law and grandmother.

The Governor of Kisumu remembered how his mum gave him Sh. 20,000 for campaigns when he joined politics way back in 1992.

Nyong’o says the bond that existed between him and his mum was stronger.

Dorothy, in moving eulogy says Mama Dorcas was the only remaining mother she had and her loss is a blow to her.

Political leaders who joined the Governor for the requiem mass paid their tribute and asked the family to remain in God.

Kisumu Deputy Governor Mathews Owili, Kisumu Count Woman Representative Rosa Buyu and Seme MP James Nyikal amongst other leaders attended the mass.

Mama Dorcas will be laid to rest on Friday at her Rata home.

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