Slain Embakasi East Returning Officer Mr Daniel Mbolu Musyoka asked to be prayed for before leaving his Nakuru church and travelling to Nairobi for work, The Standard has established.
Pastor Daniel Njuguna of AIC Lanet Umoja said that Musyoka requested for special prayers for him and other IEBC officials during his last Sunday service at the church on July 31.
“He stood up from the congregation and asked for prayers saying that his job was risky. We prayed for him and continued with prayers only for us to learn that he was missing,” said Njuguna.
Mr Musyoka, an employee of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) who went missing on August 11 was found murdered in Oloitoktok, Kajiado County on August 15. A cloud of grief struck Nyonjoro Village in Lanet, Nakuru County after the residents received news of Mr Musyoka’s death.
“He was a very committed choir member. We learnt of his death with great shock as this was unexpected. He was a humble man,” said Njuguna.