Photos of the former Kitui's governor and well-known politician Dr. Julius Malombe's wife surfaced online after her sudden demise that occurred today in the morning leading to a somber mood among Kenyans. Following the death of Madam Edith Mawia Malombe, family, friends, and the entire fraternity of Kitui county is thrown into mourning.
Requiem Mass and burial ceremony of the late Edith Mawia Malombe was held on Friday at the Kitui Showgrounds. The late Edith was the first lady to former Kitui Governor Dr.Julius Makau Malombe. Leaders both religious and political eulogized the late Edith Malombe as a prayer warrior who has been a pillar of strength to Former Governor Malombe.
The family of former Governor of Kitui County, Dr Julius Malombe has been thrown into mourning after the passing of Mama Edith Mawia Malombe. Mama Edith Mawia Malombe [Photo/Courtesy] According to the family, she passed on after a short illness, "It is with profound sadness that we the family of Dr Julius Makau Malombe, the pioneer Governor of Kitui county, announce the passing on of Mrs Edith Mawia Malombe on 7th December 2021 after a short illness."
Wednesday 8th December 2021. The residents of kitui county have waken up to very sad news as death takes away one of their leaders. Edith Mawia Malombe who was the wife to the former Kitui county governor Malombe was announced death of Wednesday morning. According to the family Faith suffered a short illness and unfortunately died while undergoing treatment at the hospital.