Families of seven people who lost their lives together with those who sustained injuries at Eveready Roundabout accident on the Nakur-Eldoret Highway on December 31, 2023, have continued to congratulate Governor Susan Kihika for the support.
Some of the families having been rendered hopeless following the accident.
Anne Mwangi- a widow from Naishi village in Lare Ward of Njoro sub county who lost her husband Josephat Kamau in the accident, has lauded Governor Kihika for the financial support.
She adds that what she now needs is education financial support for her 4 children among other needs.
“I now need support so that my children can go on with their studies, but I thank God for the support received so far from Governor Kihika,” she said.
Before the support from Governor Kihika, the families had difficulty in even planning funeral for their loved ones.
Francis Njoroge from Governor’s office calling on other well wishers to come on board and support the families.
According to Njoroge, Governor Kihika is a leader who means her word.
Sentiments echoed by Martin Gicinga from Governor’s office.
Gicinga who together with other county officials visited the families, called on leaders to stop politicizing the donations and support to the families who lost their loved ones in the Eveready Roundabout accident.
“Other leaders should support this and ensure these families have great support and that the families are able to even take their children to school,”said Gicinga.
It should be noted that Governor Kihika has used over Sh700,000 as personal donation towards the same.
The governor also ordered a waiver on all treatment fee for the survivors of the accident who are receiving treatment at Nakuru Level 5 hospital.