Kanze Dena’s father Harry Kitao Stephens was finally laid to rest yesterday at the Lang’ata cemetery.
Mr. Kitao passed on a week ago at Nairobi West hospital where he has been admitted for a while. He was in the ICU when he breathed his last.
Many eulogized the late as a great man and president Uhuru Kenyatta was among them.
“IT IS WITH GRIEF AND A DEEP SENSE OF LOSS THAT I LEARNT OF THE DEATH OF MR. HARRY KITAO STEPHENS AND I CONVEY MY DEEP SYMPATHIES AND HEARTFELT CONDOLENCES TO HIS FAMILY, RELATIVES, AND FRIENDS. THE LATE MR. STEPHENS WAS FATHER TO KANZE DENA, ANCHOR OF ‘NIPASHE’ ON CITIZEN TV,” read President Uhuru’s message.
Kanze Dena who lost her mother to colon cancer in 2007, shortly after joining Citizen TV, has promised to continue taking care of her siblings in a terjerking message he shared with her followers.
“Dad and Mum… Thank you for everything. I KNOW YOU WATCHING OVER ME AS I WATCH OVER MY SIBLINGS…I WILL ENDEAVOUR TO BE HALF THE GREAT PEOPLE YOU WERE……SHOES TOOOO BIG TO FILL….. You will always be in my heart…ana miss zaid… . I love you…… ….😍😍😍😍 ‘ Naam tuonane mtooni watakatifu kwetu mtoni… Tutakusanyika mtooni kwenye Kiti cha Enzi..,” read Kanze’s message.
Here are photos of Kanze Dena’s parents back