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Uhuru pays last respect to benga legend John De Matthew

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President Kenyatta today  accompanied by his Deputy William among other national leaders pay their final respects to De Mathew who played a key role in both Uhuru’s 2013 and 2017 presidential campaigns.

A funeral service held at Githambia Primary School kicked off at 10am today.

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An autopsy conducted by pathologist Dorothy Njeru revealed that the Benga musicians died of internal bleeding after sustaining internal injuries after he was involved in a fatal road accident near Thika Town on Sunday night last week.

DeMathew, who was the chairman of the recently launched Tamco Sacco, was returning home from a fundraising meeting at Metro Fill bar in the town when he met his death.

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Cabinet Secretaries Mwangi Kiunjuri, James Macharia, Amina Mohamed, and Joe Mucheru are  among the leaders also attending the event.


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