The wife of Kanu Youth Congress chairman and Mathare community worker Billian Ojiwa has thanked Kenyans for making noise about her husband’s disappearance which led to his been found alive. Ojiwa went missing on Sunday and was found on Tuesday.

His wife Nerima Wako Ojiwa shared the good news on her Twitter page a few minutes after police found her missing husband.

Police intensified their search for Billian following a public outcry with Kenyans on Twitter using the hashtag #FindBillianOjiwa to express their concerns about him going missing.

Ojiwa, who is the founder of  Ficha Uchi Campaign, was reported missing on Tuesday.

The Mathare community worker and Kanu party member was last seen on Sunday afternoon around Adams, Ngong Road.

Billian doing community outreach

Nerima had said Billian was unreachable as he left his phone and car keys at home.

Caroline Mwatha, a community activist, has also been missing.

Caroline Mwatha

Mwatha is a human rights activist based in Dandora.

She had documenting cases of enforced disappearance and police extrajudicial killings, including the cold blood murder of six Dandora residents in October last year.

Police on Tuesday dispelled speculation that a mutilated body found in Sagana is that of Mwatha.

A police source, who sought anonymity, said they contacted the family and confirmed the remains are not of their daughter.

The officer said they responded after members of the public called a police station after seeing the body of the woman by the roadside on Tuesday morning.

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