The family of the late Veteran KBC Sports Correspondent Michael Wandera who passed away on Monday in Nakuru is now appealing to all well wishers, friends and sportsmen and women to step in assist the family in preparation for the burial of the late.
According to Wandera’s son Jamin Bolt Wandera, the dad was everything to the family and it is now a burden which he (Jamin) now says the family should be supported at his particular time to settle the Mortuary fee as well as prepare for the Burrial which will take place in his rural Home of Budalang’i.
Speaking to media on Tuesday at their home in Manyani, Kivumbini Nakuru, Jamin noted his late dad before joining KBC as a sports correspondent in Nakuru had once worked with Railways for over 20 years and he was a person who loved his job.
“I know my dad was a very known person in terms of sports and as a family we have lost the soul bread winner.My appeal is to all those who have known my dad throughout his career to come and assist us in the plans for his send off” said Jamin Wandera.
His sentiments were echoed by the widow Lilian Auma Wandera who said the demise of her husband was a shock to her.
She appealed to all the well wishers and all those who knew Wandera to come in and assist the family in Burial preparations.
“The gap left cannot be filled…he was everything…from school fees to rent…so my appeal is to everyone to assist the family in preparation for the burial” she said.
The late Wandera’s Daughter Habby Wandera said the death of her dad had created a gap in the family that will take time to be filled.
She added that the dad was a soul bread winner for the family and his demise was a big, hence called on the friends to come in and assist the family where possible.
“My dad was everything to the family and his demise is a big blow to us. We are just calling on all friends to come and stand with us at this time of sorrow ” she said.
Michael Wandera passed away on Monday morning and until his death had been reporting for KBC sports.
He has left behind a widow and 4 children.