Seven out of the ten pupils from St Gabriel’s School who lost their lives at the Kanginga Bridge after their school bus was involved in an accident have been laid to rest.
Mwingi West legislator Charles Nguna who attended the funeral of two of the students promised to hold talks with Transport cabinet secretary James Macharia to have the ongoing road repairs along the Thika- Garrissa highway expedited.
The pupils from St Gabriel primary school died after their bus was involved uin an accident last Saturday at about 10.30pm.
The pupils were on their way back to school from Mombasa where they had gone on school trip before thye bus was hit by a trailer at the Kanginga Bridge.
Ten pupils lost their lives while scores were injured and rushed to various hospitals.
At the kairungu village in mwingi sub-county, two siblings Andrea Kasyoka Munyithya and James Muthui Munyithya were laid to rest, their family still grappling with reality of their loss.
Nguna condoled the families of the deceased even as called on School to observe the night travel ban.