Elizabeth Prudence Apeni, one of the 14 pupils who died during the Kakamega Primary was laid to rest on Sunday amid tears.
The young girl, a daughter to an Administration Police officer Mrs Irene Ambundo at Kakamega AP headquarters died as a result of suffocation with 13 others after a stampede.
Mrs Ambundo suffered a double tragedy in less than a year after losing her husband in September last year.
The heartbroken mother had two children, a son and s daughter in the school. The police officer shared a photo of her daughter’s body lying lifeless in a coffin accompanied by the tear-jerking message below,
My Beautiful girl Rest In Peace. I wish I did something when you told me you were not comfortable in that Block.
The mother of two also shared the last photo she took with her two children before death robbed her of her loved one.
The last photo we took with my baby girl,’ she captioned the photo below.
Below are messages from Kenyans.
Ezekiel Magina Pole sana, most painful experience, may God tie you a rope of comfort and strength. I will be lying to the world if i say i know what you’re going through. May God heal you and all shall be well.
Osmas Wekulo Take heart mum, let her soul rest in peace
Paulo Mutemi So sad. May God give her strength to overcome all her bitterness. It is a dark moment for her but praise to Almighty coz He has a way for her, He will find happiness for this great sister
Margaret Oira Shine with the angles princess
Belinda Atieno Irene take heart mummy. I also went through such a situation, may her soul rest in peace and have eternal life.
Doreen Nekesa Juma prayers for Irene. It’s very painful.
Maxwell Wamae Actually, our hearts are restrained by human limits, cascading pain… Take heart my humble aunt. RIP my brilliant cousin.
Carolyne Nanjaya Don’t have the right words to tell you. I know it’s hard, but wanadamu hatuna uwezo. Let Eliza Rip.
Edith Wanjiru May her soul rest with the Angles.
King Barack So painful and sad indeed, may her soul rest in eternal peace.
Favour Blessing Favour Dance with the angels our lovely princess, RIP.
Benta Sitawa May her beautiful soul rest in peace sister. May God see you through.