Natalie Nanga, Marcia Okello, Alakirr Malong, Hana Jeysso, Whitney Kerubo, Easter Neema, Hawa Aziz, Nancy Thuju and Mary Njengo are the girls that lost their lives after Moi Girls’ dormitory got burnt.
This afternoon, a memorial service is currently being held which has been graced by Deputy President’s wife Racheal Ruto, Nairobi governor Mike Sonko, Women rep. Esther Pasaris among other dignitaries.
‘My heart broke on that fateful morning when i received the news. I was among the first people to arrive to the school…I’m not only here to comfort but to walk with you through all this.”He emotionally said
Mrs. Ruto also gave a word of encouragement.
‘I stand here very shaken because of what has happened to our school. Tday, we are sitted here because of our dear daughters that have gone home.”
A 14-year-old form one student who was accused of setting the Kabarnet dorm is currently in remand and risks being jailed for life if found guilty.
The girl has been in remand for the last seven days, as police had yet to complete investigations. Yesterday, she denied nine counts of murder.
May the souls of the fallen students rest in eternal peace.