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Veteran journalist Macharia Gaitho’s wife passes on

By Nyaboga Kiage December 5th, 2022 1 min read

Veteran journalist Macharia Gaitho is mourning the death of his wife Ms Christine Wairimu Gaitho.

Ms Wairimu, according to Mr Gaitho ,who currently works as a columnist at Daily Nation, died following a short illness.

Mr Gaitho broke the news of his wife’s demise on social media on Sunday, December 4, 2022, with a message that read “rest in peace my dearest.”

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According to an obituary published on the Daily Nation on Monday, December 5, 2022, the deceased survived by Mr Gaitho and their seven children.

Funeral arrangement are ongoing at the International Christian Center (ICC) along Kerarapon Drive.

A number of Mr Gaitho close friends on Twitter and Facebook also shared their message of condolences.

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“Pole sana Mr Macharia. May Almighty God grant you and your family peace during this difficult times. Rest in perfect Mama Christine,” said Mr Maina Karuri.

“Our sincere and heartfelt condolences, senior,” journalist Nzau ya Musau said.

“So sorry my senior. Sincere condolences and praying for strength,” Stormy Normy said.

“My sincere condolences to you and your entire family. May the good Lord give you comfort and strength during this difficult time,” Tom Japani said.

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