Raila condoles with Omtatah after the loss of his daughter

By Vincent Kejitan | Saturday, Apr 18th 2020 at 12:31
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ODM party leader Raila Odinga on Friday condoled with activist Okiya Omtatah who lost his daughter.

Through a message on social media, Odinga asked Omtatah to remain strong during this trying moment, acknowledging that he has been through a similar situation before.

“My friend Omtatah, pole on losing your daughter Maryanne, to acute malaria. I know the pain of losing a child.

“Let it strengthen you to push harder for policies that improve lives for our people. God grant you strength to cope with the loss. You're in our thoughts and prayers,” wrote Odinga.

Earlier, Omtatah took to social media to announce the loss of his daughter and Kenyans online sent their condolence messages

“Words cannot explain the pain and sorrow of losing my daughter earlier today. May her soul Rest in Peace,” he wrote.

Below we have samples some of the messages:

Jerotich Seii: Dear Comrade: this is terribly sad news. Poleni sana & may your beloved daughter rest in perfect peace.

Paul Muite: Accept my heartfelt condolences Omutata.I pray that her Soul Rest in Eternal Peace

Charles Kanjama: Sincere heartfelt condolences. May she RIP. May the family find strength…

Linda Ogutu: I am so sorry for your loss Sir

Lurit Yugusuk: It is well. She was such an amazing soul and has blessed each and everyone of us differently and in an unforgettable manner. May Christ’s comfort and love meet you at all your points of need at this time. We stand with you in prayer. May her legacy live on

Patrick Njoroge: I am so sorry for your loss. May you, your family and friends find comfort in their grief, and may she rest in eternal peace.

David Osiany: This is sad. May God give you strength and light through this dark experience my brother. Praying for you.

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