President Kenyatta mourns Commissioner of Police Wachira Mathenge

Written By: PSCU/Hunja Macharia

President Uhuru Kenyatta has sent a message of condolence to the family of Police Officer Wachira Mathenge who passed away recently.

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At the time of his death, Mr Mathenge, a Commissioner of Police, was a Staffing Officer responsible for Logistics at the National Police Service Eastern Regional Office in Embu.

In his message of comfort to the family, the President described the late Mathenge as a man of valour who displayed integrity and professionalism while discharging his duties.

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“I have known the late Mathenge for many years and worked closely with him when he served at the Presidential Escort Unit.  He was a humble and amiable person whose virtues of hard work and dedication to duty will remain an inspiration to many police officers who worked with him,” the President wrote.

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The Head of State said it was due to Mr Mathenge’s commitment to duty and excellent service that he rose through the ranks to become a Commissioner of Police.

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“We will forever be grateful for the excellent service the late Mathenge rendered to this country over the years,” the President eulogized.

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President Kenyatta prayed to God to give the family, friends and relatives of the departed senior police officer the fortitude and strength during this difficult period of mourning.



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