Nairobi Governor, Mike Sonko’s father Gideon Kioko Kivanguli passed on two years ago at Nairobi Hospital where he had been admitted in the ICU following a short illness.
The deceased was buried in his rural home at Mua Hills in Machakos County. Sonko constructed a mausoleum to house his dad’s grave.
Friends and family yesterday September 6th gathered at Sonko family mausoleum for a special prayer to mark the second anniversary since the passing of Mzee Kivaguli.
Nairobi governor eulogized his late dad in an emotional post on social media;
“Exactly two years ago today, you slid quietly into eternity. Time stood still but it can never erase your presence in our lives. Death may end life but not a relationship. We remember you as a wonderful gift from God, our pillar of strength. We deeply cherish your memories of love, dedication, kindness, wisdom and generosity which will remain our guiding light.
“You still are in our hearts, your memories linger, sweetly, tenderly, fondly and truly. We miss you dearly. Your amazing life was a blessing to us; the memory of your deeds a treasure, your passing left a void beyond words and your absence a pain beyond measure. Although physically gone, you have always been a thought away from us. God be with you till we meet again. May the Almighty rest your soul in eternal peace,” wrote Sonko.