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CS Farida Karoney’s Father Dies In A Road Accident

Lands CS Farida Karoney. [PHOTO/ COURTESY]

Lands Cabinet Secretary Farida Karoney is in mourning following the death of her father Mzee Edward Kiprotich.

Information shared by State House on social media indicates that Kiprotich, 74, died in a road accident on Tuesday evening.

Kiprotich was knocked down while crossing the busy Kapsabet- Eldoret highway and was pronounced dead on arrival at the Kapsabet County Referral Hospital.

Reports indicate that Kiprotich had just parked his vehicle in a shade and was crossing the road to attend an appointment when he was knocked down by a speeding Boda Boda rider.

President Uhuru Kenyatta has since sent his message of condolence to the family of CS Karoney.

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“President Uhuru Kenyatta has sent a message of comfort to the family of Mzee Edward Kiprotich Karoney who passed away in a road accident this evening. Mzee Karoney, 74, was Lands Cabinet Secretary Farida Karoney’s father, ” a tweet on State House Twitter page reads.

Karoney was appointed to Cabinet on January 26, 2018.

Prior to her appointment by the Head of State, she served as the chief operating officer at Royal Media Services (RMS), which operates two TV stations including Citizen TV and more than 10 radio stations.

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Written by Wycliffe Nyamasege

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