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Kalonzo’s father remembered for wisdom, humility - 2 months ago, 9 Nov 00:07

By: Paul Mutua

Mzee Peter Musyoka Mairu, the father of former Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka, has been described as a far-sighted citizen.

When The Standard visited the far-flung Tseikuru, residents heaped praise on him. Many remembered the old man as a man who mentored his son, Kalonzo, to be obedient, humble and loyal. A clear sign of this is Kalonzo’s dedication to the Kanu regime.

Mairu, who died last week aged 94, will be buried today at Kalimani village in Tseikuru, Kitui County.

At his home, his two wives, Agnes Muli and Regina Kasyoka, together with their children, were in a meeting finalising burial arrangements. Also present was Mairu’s elder brother David Mburu. Mairu’s late wife Sarah Malia was the mother of the late Lillian Koli Mutui and Kalonzo.

Though not very much known outside Ukambani and Lower Eastern because of the ordinary life he lived, Mairu was a dignified man, according to some ...
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