Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua’s eldest brother, Jack Reriani has died.
The deputy president announced on Sunday morning the death of his brother.
He took to social media saying that Reriani passed on Saturday night, but did not reveal the cause of death.
DP Gachagua eulogized his brother as a pillar who played a pivotal role in his life through giving counsel in leadership and funding his secondary education.
“My eldest bro, Jack Reriani, we spent quality time for three days during our inauguration. You were so happy, jovial and full of life. We shared beautiful moments of our life back in the village,” wrote DP Gachagua on Facebook.
“I had the opportunity to thank you for paying my school fees in high school. We agreed on your enhanced role to lead the Kirigo family in view of my National duties. We parted happily and agreed that I would come home after we settle down to discuss family matters”, he added.
“Little did I know that those beautiful moments we shared would be our last. The news of your passing on last night hit me hard as I remain alone among the Kirigo sons.”
Gachagua sent a messge of condolence to Reriani’s family to comfort and encourage them as they mourn their loved one.
“My heartfelt condolences to your family, the Kirigo family, the larger Gachagua family and the extended Reriani family. May the almighty God give your wife and son strength to bear the loss. I love you big the way you have always loved me.”