The late Tom Mboya was a charismatic man who eloquence grabbed the attention of everyone.
His wedding to Pamela Arwa Odede at Nairobi’s Saint Peter’s Clavers Church on January 20, 1962, was named the wedding of the decade.
His groomsmen was also the ultimate boys club. The late Prof. David Wasawo was the best man in the wedding, with Charles Mugane Njonjo among the groomsmen. The wedding was presided over by Nairobi Archbishop, JJ McCarthy.
In April 1962, Ebony Magazine published a lead feature on the January 1962 wedding of Tom Mboya and Pamela Odede
The lucky couple received an apostolic blessing from Pope John XXIII and a message from the Aga Khan.
He was the most sought after bachelor at the time.