The Speaker of the Senate, Rt Hon Kenneth Lusaka today led a delegation of Senators in consoling the family of Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon Justin BN Muturi, at his residence following the demise of his mother, Mama Virginia Ciarùnji Njoka.
Speaker Lusaka noted that although he didn’t get the opportunity to meet Mama Virginia in person, he believed she was a pillar of strength to her family and a woman of great wisdom and diligence.
“Bwana Speaker, I didn’t know mama, but looking at the distinguished gentleman that you are and your great contribution to this country; she was definitely a great pillar who raised a solid family,” said Speaker Lusaka.
“May God give you and your family strength and fortitude during this time of unimaginable grief, as you mourn the loss of your precious mama.”
Speaker Muturi appreciated the delegation’s messages of encouragement, saying the “load feels lighter whenever friends like you visit to encourage us.”
The National Assembly Speaker shared fond memories of his mother growing up with his siblings. He painted a picture of a disciplinarian who fiercely believed in the power of education.
Senators who accompanied the Speaker include- Majority Leader, Sen Kipchumba Murkomen; Majority Whip, Sen Susan Kihika; Sen Agnes Zani, Sen Rose Nyamunga, Sen Naomi Waqo and Sen Enoch Wambua, among others.