ANC Leader and former vice president Musalia Mudavadi is mourning the death of his mother.Musalia announced the news of passing away of his mother on Monday, 28th through his social media pages.
“On behalf of the entire Mudavadi family, I wish to announce that our family Matriarch, Mama Hannah Atsianzale Mudavadi, has gone to be with the Lord. She rested at 5.00 am today at the Nairobi Hospital. She was 92 years old,” Mudavadi revealed.
“As a family, we are devastated by this loss but are bearing it with grace. Please remember us in your prayers. The Lord gives and the Lord takes. May our dear Mum’s soul RIP,” he condoled.
Leaders among them the Deputy president, ODM leader Raila Odinga and COG Chair Wycliffe Oparanya have condoled with Musalia Mudavadi by sending condolence Messages to the ANC leader and his family.
Deputy President William Ruto hailed Mama Hannah as a devoutly religious, respected and responsible woman who raised upright, hardworking and diligent children.
“She was tireless, humble and persistent figure who modelled a generation of illustrious leaders. We honour the marvellous life Mama Atsianzale led and the indelible legacy that she leaves behind,” DP Ruto remarked.
Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya described the deceased as generous, humble, charismatic, insightful and hardworking.
“We will miss her wise counsel, knowledge and support. My prayers and thoughts to her family led by my brother Hon Musalia Mudavadi. May God grant you immeasurable comfort and strength to bear the loss,” Oparanya condoled.
Mama Hannah was one of the two wives of veteran politician Moses Mudamba Mudavadi, who passed on in 1989.
“Loss of a Mother at whatever age, is always a mammoth deprivation. I extend my condolences together with family and the people of Makueni. May the Lord give you the necessary strength to bear the loss and give The Matriarch a befitting send off. She has finished her race.” Makueni governor Kivutha Kibwana wrote.
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