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Citizen TV sports anchor Mike Okinyi loses son

Citizen TV sports anchor Mike Okinyi has lost his son, Twani Kitwana.

Okinyi announced his loss on his Twitter account last Thursday.

“It is with great sadness that I announce the demise of my boy Twani Kitwana…..he was a fighter but lost battle today,” tweeted the journalist.

Mike tagged @10003Warriors, a photographic narrative of anyone with sickle cell disease. He was immediately inundated with condolence messages from fans and colleagues.

Fellow journalist Milton Nyakundi said: “To my brother Okinyi Mike pole sana for the sad news I just heard a few minutes ago. As a father to sons, I know what it feels like to lose one. Take heart and I pray for God’s strength and consolation as you go through the pain of grief. Encourage mama and be there for her, will offer my support through this tough moment. Pole sana mate.”

Karimi Kinyua‎ weighed in: “My condolences Mike.may the Almighty give u en ur family strength en peace.”

Wycliffe Dannah Opiyoh‎ added: My heartfelt condolences bro keep heart and be strong for the young angel.”

May he RIP!