Tecra Muigai, Keroche CEO Tabitha Karanja’s daughter was finally laid to rest at a private family ceremony.
The burial was graced by the who is who in Kenya, among them former prime minister Raila Odinga who is a close friend to the family.
Raila shared on his social media pages a message of encouragement to the family of the deceased.
“We joined the family of Joseph and Tabitha Karanja as they laid to rest their daughter Tecra Muigai. May the Lord grant them strength and courage to bear the loss. May Tecra’s soul rests in eternal peace,” Raila said.
Tecra died in an accident on Saturday, May 2 after falling down a staircase, in a cottage in Lamu.
According to a postmortem report, Tecra had injuries on the left side of her head.
The bump to the head lead to Tecra sustaining a cut, a concussion and internal bleeding.
Tecra’s boyfriend Omar Lali is in custody.
In an obituary, Tecra was described as a dynamic, creative and empathetic leader who touched many lives.
According to the family’s statement, Tecra was the strategy and innovations director at Keroche Breweries owned by her parents Tabitha and Joseph Karanja.
She kept a low profile and was hardly on social media platforms like her sister Anerlisa Muigai.
Other politicians present were Wetangula and Nakuru governor Lee Kinyanjui who described her as a gentle soul who touched many lives.
“We joined family and friends in giving last respects to Tecra Muigai, daughter of Keroche Breweries Chairman Joseph Karanja & CEO Tabitha Karanja.
She was a loving and gentle soul that touched many people.”
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