The family of lawyer Ambrose Rachier has told members of the public to stop questioning his membership to the Freemasons society.Rachier's elder brother John stated that he is aware his sibling is a Freemason but has no problem because he has his own life to live .
Other relatives declined to respond to questions and disengaged as soon as they realised that it was a call from a journalist.Several residents of Gem Ahono in Gem sub-county, where Mr Rachier comes from, said they were shocked by the revelation.
During the interview with Duncan Khaemba of NTV, Mr Rachier said Freemasonry is perhaps one of the oldest societies in the world, dating back to medieval times.
Ambrose is also remembered as the teacher who converted and baptized st augustine of Hippo, the great Christian theologian, and as a model bishop who viewed the church as rising above the ruins of the roman empire He is a parron saint of Milan and of beekeepers.
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