The Machakos County government is still mourning the death of the four bodyguards who perished in a grisly road accident on Tuesday afternoon near Lukenya Hills.
The four bodyguards attached to Alfred Mutua's wife Lilian Nganga, were traveling in a Nissan Tiida saloon car died when their vehicle collided head-on with a Toyota Land Cruisier that was overtaking another vehicle. The driver was seriously injured and was rushed to the hospital while the other four died on the spot.
"Some of the officers had spent the day with me during my very busy trip to Yatta sub-county on Monday.
“THIS IS A VERY SAD OCCURRENCE BECAUSE WE ALL WORK AND TREAT EACH OTHER AS FAMILY. IMPROVEMENT OF OUR INFRASTRUCTURE AND LIGHTING ARE CRITICAL TO MINIMIZING ROAD ACCIDENTS IN OUR NATION,” Mutua said in a statement.
They (five) were heading home, Machakos, after escorting Lilian to Nairobi. Well, the governor's wife took to social media to mourn the death of her female bodyguard by the name Jacinta in an emotional post.
Her followers, some of them who happen to know the late, described her as a hardworking, humble and loving.
"My dearest Jacinta,
My heart is broken and in pain. I cannot believe I will not see you again.
Go well and may you rest in eternal and everlasting peace my right hand lady and friend.
You were the best among the rest. I will miss you so much.. I miss you now.
Christine: Oh no, I know your bodyguard. Oh no, she was so committed to her work. Rest in peace Jecinta.
Patricia: It's still hard to believe. I know the angels are guarding you RIP
Ndash: My condolences to her family and friends. May her soul R.I.P
Muhammad: Such a moment when we wish death would be killed instead.
A nice hearted lady, jovial and motherly. Jacinta the world you live behind loves you. RIP.
Mutuku: Jacinta R.I.P watu was kateve market tumepotenza a good cop plus a mother and a great friend
Njambi: I remember her.She was so helpfull and kind.Death is cold and final.It is well, let peace guard all your hearts and minds during this sad time.
Gasheri: Rest in love dear. Shine on your way. May your family be comforted
Newton: Cant believe she is no more. She did her job with passion. God gives and he takes away.
In another post, Lilian condoled the families of the other three bodyguards.
"My deepest condolences to the families of these great men. The Lord does surely take the best of people. Rest well and in eternal peace my friends..
Here are there photos