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Pilanthropic Industrialist and Solai Estate Owner, Mansukh Patel, Cremated In Nakuru

Mansukh Patel, 77, the prominent philanthropic industrialist and owner of Solai estate, was cremated on Thursday.

The private ceremony was took place under strict Covid-19 protocols adherance and without no speeches made.

Security officers were beefed up to take control at the main entrance at his Milmet Farm to prevent hundreds of locals who thronged the area to give Mr Patel final send off.

Patel lost his life on Monday evening while receiving treatment at Aga Khan University Hospital in Nairobi after complaining of a short illness.

His body was cremated at his family’s vast Solai Coffee Estate farm in Subukia Sub-County, Nakuru County.

Patel Mansukh was described as an industrialist and a philanthropist who often willing shared his knowledge and wealth with the poor.

Patel Mansukh came into the public limelight after its Solai dam burst and claimed 48 innocent lives.

Until his demise, Patel Mansukh and his family members stayed in peace with the community.

There are three learning institutions named after the Patel family with separate schools having being issued with separate names by the residents.

Mourning his demise on Tuesday, Nakuru County Governor Kinyanjui eulogised Patel as a great farmer and industrialist who contributed immensely in social responsibility.

“I am deeply shocked by the demise of Patel Mansukh, an industrialist who touched the lives of many in a great way,” Kinyanjui said.

Kinyanjui eulogised Patel as an industrialist who was often shared his knowledge and wealth with the poor.

Despite the dam tragedy, the locals eulogised him as a sociable and philanthropic person who will be missed by many.

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