Tegla Chepkite Loroupe was a Kenyan long-distance track and roadrunner. Loroupe holds the world records for 25 and 30 kilometers and previously held the world marathon record. She is currently a global spokeswoman for peace, women's rights, and education.
A few moments ago, Kenyans learned of the sudden demise of Mzee Abraham Plilan Loruepe who is the father to Tegla. Dr. William Ruto has mourned him as a champion for the right of a girl child. He added that Loroupe was a hardworking farmer and a committed environmentalist
Mzee will be remembered for his selflessness and good heart. The people of the West Pokot have lost a respectable man who led to lots of developments in the community.
This comes hours after death took away mother to a renowned DeeJay in Kenya called DJ Evolve.
May the Lord comfort the two families and give them solace. May the souls of their dear parents rest in eternal peace
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