The widow of freedom fighter ,Field Marshal Dedan Kimathi ,Mukami Kimathi is dead.
Mukami was among the Mau Mau fighters detained at Kamiti Maximum Prison during the struggle for independence.
She was instrumental in the struggle that helped Kenya gain its independence from the white colonialists.
Mukami passed away on Thursday night at age of 96 ,while receiving treatment at a hospital in Nairobi .She developed breathing difficulties .
Mukami recently received financial aid from President William Samoei Ruto's administration .This cleared a sh 1.3 million hospital bill.
During the funeral of Mukami ,the President assured that the government will launch an official search of her husband's remains .The body's remains are believed to have been buried at the Kamiti Maximum prison by colonial masters .
The colonial masters had executed Dedan Kimathi in 1957.
This fullfills the wish of the late Mukami Kimathi ,who had wished to have her husband exhumed for a descent burial .
Content created and supplied by: Lomiewhites (via Opera News )
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More