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President Kenyatta Mourns Joseph Munga, Son of Equity Bank Founder Peter Munga

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late Joseph Tharuma Munga

President Uhuru Kenyatta today mourned Joseph Munga, son of visionary banker and entrepreneur Peter Munga, who died at a hospital in Nairobi after an accident.

The President said with the passing on of Joseph, at the tender age of 38 years, death has cut short the bright future of a promising young man who contributed immensely to nation building.

He described the late Joseph Tharuma Munga, a software engineer, as an entrepreneur per excellence who was committed to development of scholarship.

As testimony of his business acumen, President Kenyatta noted, the late Joseph Munga founded Pioneer International University in Nairobi where he served as Deputy Vice Chancellor. The President observed that the late Joseph Munga was also a Deputy Director of the Pioneer Group of Schools.

“The late Joseph Tharuma Munga was kind, honest and hardworking. Indeed, his death is a very big blow to his family, relatives and friends who loved him dearly,” President Kenyatta said.

President Kenyatta prayed to God to give the late Joseph Munga’s family, relatives and friends solace and strength to bear the loss. The late Joseph Munga leaves behind a wife and two children.

Munga’s son dies in accident

The family of Equity Bank Chairman Peter Munga has lost their son Joseph Munga, who was involved in an accident last week.

Joseph died yesterday in hospital following an accident last week, whose circumstances the police are still investigating. The computer engineer was 38.

He was the Deputy Vice Chancellor and a founder of Pioneer International University. He obtained his Master’s Degree from Edinburg University, Scotland.

“The family is coming to terms with this sudden and unfortunate loss,” said Benson Wairegi, the Group Managing Director of Britam, who is chairing the funeral organising committee.

Joseph leaves behind widow Mary Waitherero Tharuma and their two children Ellena- Rose Njambi and Peter-Aaron Munga.

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