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Kenyans mourn the death of Raila Odinga's first born son, Fidel Odinga

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Fidel Odinga and family

Fidel Odinga,his wife and son Allay,1 year, during the polo at the Polo Club. Photo: Elvis Ogina

Kenyans have woken up to devastating news of the death of Fidel Odinga who was the first born son to former Prime Minister Raila Odinga.

Fidel was found dead in his Karen home after a night out on Saturday. Cause of death is not clear at this time.

Kenyans have joined the Raila family in mourning the passing of the young man who is survived by a wife and a year old son.

Messages of condolences from Kenyans have poured in through social media.

@BenShawAyieko: Pole sana @RailaOdinga and @IdaOdinga for the loss of #Fidel. #RIPFidelOdinga

@sagitonga: Whatever political divide you support, the death of one's family member can NEVER be celebrated. #RIPFIDELODINGA

‏@mwendadan: #RIPFidelOdinga May his soul rest in peace and God grant the family of former PM peace in this time of mourning

@agaltotois: Whaaat no way saddest news for 2015 OMG no words #RIPFidelOdinga @RailaOdinga @IdaOdinga poleni sana

@WanjiruMathenge: No parent should bury their child. My condolences to Ida & RAO and the entire Odinga Family. #RIPFidelOdinga

@JalangoMwenyewe: My Friend...My boy ...all is well ...Go in Peace My pal... #RIPFidelOdinga

@one_malinga: Heartfelt condolences to the Odinga family. Quite tragic news to wake up to on a Sunday. #RIPFidelOdinga

@mikejassor : #RipFidelOdinga what a sad start into the new year... Peace peace peace to the Odinga dynasty.

Joseph Mochere: What a sad moment for the Odinga family,my sincere condolences to His Exellence the Right Honorable Former Prime Minister and the People's President.We are together in this moment of sorrow.Be strong Baba.we all just but passers by.

Seph Njenga: Condolences to the family of former Prime Minister Raila Odinga. May the Lord comfort you.

Beth Pauline Ciku: What ? The pain of losing a child surpasses any other pain for a parent. Pole Mama Ida

Paul Ligusi: Prayers.. May the good will of God and His sufficient grace comfort the PM's family and Kenya.

Wilson Musau Zedixx: My heartfelt condolences to the family of the former Prime Minister Raila Odinga may the good Lord of peace grant you peace during this trying time.

We at SDE would like to express our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends. May he rest in peace.


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