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Nyamira Governor John Nyagarama laid to rest

Nyamira Governor John Nyagarama funeral took place at the Nyamira primary grounds where a
number of leaders have arrived to mourn the county boss.
Interior CS Fred Matiang'i led dignitaries and government officials in mourning Governor
Among other leaders who are present include ODM leader Raila Odinga, Council of Governors
chairman and Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya, Anyan'g Nyongo (Kisumu) Cyprian
Awiti (Homa Bay)Kisii County boss James Ongwae and his Deputy Joash Maangi
Members of Parliament led by West Mugirango Mp Vincent Kemosi, Joash Nyamoko (North
Mugirango) Shadrack Mose (Kitutu Masaba)Richard Onyonka (Kitutu Chache South)Ben
Momanyi (Borabu)and a number of MCAs from both Nyamira and Kisii County.
However, President Kenyatta who was expected to lead mourners did not come but was
represented by CS Matiang'i
Governor Nyagarama died last week at a Nairobi hospital where he had been admitted.
Interdenominational prayers were held on Wednesday where leaders mourned Nyagarama as a
true leader who was dedicated to serving the residents of Nyamira and Kenyans at large.
Deputy Governor Amos Nyaribo is expected to be sworn in early this week to take over from
the departed governor.

By Darlington Mose

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