Lands CS Faridah Karoney has been thrown into deep mourning after losing her father in a tragic accident in Kapsabet town on Tuesday, October 13.
Her father Edward Kiprotich Karoney was hit by a speeding motorbike while crossing the road.
He was 74.
While confirming the incident, Nandi County Police Commander confirmed the incident saying the deceased was pronounced dead at the Kapsabet County Referral Hospital where he had been rushed for treatment.
Witnesses said the accident happened between 2 and 3 pm, moments after he had parked his vehicle as he was out attending a meeting.
President Uhuru Kenyatta sent a message of condolences to the family comfort to the family.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has sent a message of comfort to the family of Mzee Edward Kiprotich Karoney who passed away in a road accident this evening. Mzee Karoney, 74, was Lands Cabinet Secretary @Faridakaroney's father.
— State House Kenya (@StateHouseKenya) October 13, 2020
Leaders led by Nandi County Governor Stephen Sang were among the first people to arrive at the Hospital to condole with the family moments after Mzee was pronounced dead.
Here at the Kenyan Herald we pass our sincere message of condolence to Faridah and her entire family.
May Mzee Karoney’s soul rest in peace.