By Nderitu Anthony
A number of ukambani leaders have come out to send their condolences to those Families that lost loved ones in the Naivasha accident that happened two nights ago involving 13 cars and a tanker that bust and set other cars at blaze along Nairobi Nakuru highway. At least 40 people lost their lives on that day.
Speaking on social media on Sunday, Machakos governor Alfred Mutua sent his condolences to the families that lost families and friends during the fateful day. He also wished the injured a quick recovery, asking them to remain strong and have hope. Governor Mutua`s sentiments where reiterated by Machakos senatorial aspirant henry kioko who also pleaded with road users to take care while driving this festive season. He was speaking exclusively on phone on Sunday.
Speaking to the residents of Mbooni Makueni during the Jamuhuri celebration Senator Mutula kilonzo Jr. also sent his condolences to the families of the bereaved. He pointed out that it’s important for the government to assess and maintain the roads. Many have cited the cause of the accident to be recently erected, unmarked bumps that were on the road. The bumps were not painted and there was no warning sign on the road. According to the Kenya roads safety authority the drivers were not alerted early “bumps ahead,’’
According to Daily Nation more than 30 people died and their bodies taken to mortuary while injured are still in receiving treatment in Kenyatta hospital in Nairobi.