Former Head of Civil Service Francis Muthaura’s mother has passed away.
Through his social media, President Uhuru Kenyatta mourned Mama Salome Kinya Muthaura sending a message of condolence to the family.
“My deepest condolences to Amb. Francis Muthaura following the death of his mother, Mama Salome Kinya Muthaura.Mama Kinya was a devoted Christian and will be remembered for the roles she played in Church and the community. Her wise counsel, guidance and leadership will be missed by many,” the president stated.
Singling out her achievements in raising a great family, the Head of State said the late Mama Salome was committed to ensuring her children acquired the best in education, as she knew it was key to success and progress in life.
“Mama Salome valued education and in the fullness of time, she brought up a distinguished family. She instinctively knew and appreciated that education was the key to a better life and constantly motivated and inspired her children to pursue their education, even when circumstances were challenging,” President Kenyatta eulogized.
The President pointed out that Mama Salome impacted positively on the lives of many Kenyans, noting that her generosity knew no boundaries.
“No one who visited her home came out hungry. Her community can bear witness to this fact as at one time they were treated to a one week party where she prepared food for them just to clear her granaries for fresh harvest,” the Head of State added.
Salome was born in 1919 in Nyweri in Meru to M’Twirandu and Nduru.
She was a wife to Zacharia Muthaura, a mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother.