Tharaka Mp George Gitonga Murugara has been thrown into mourning after the passing of his Dad on Tuesday evening. George announced the death of his father via his official Facebook page. George's dad was receiving treatment before his death after a sudden illiness.
Benjamin Murugara Gakuru was 86 years old before his demise. Murugura was the father to the current Tharaka Mp George Gitonga Benjamin was a celebrated maumau warrior who will be remembered for fighting to attain independence.
Different leaders have continued to send there condolence messages to the family of Murugura with many mourning him as a selfless man who helped many and was ready to assist anywhere need.
Murugura will be remembered for his love for education where he promoted earlyhood education in Tharaka area leading by example where he ensured all his children went to school.
Friends and family are meeting at there residential home in Tharaka where burial preparation is taking place.
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