KENYA MOURNS THE LOSS OF A STATESMAN AND STALWART OF UNITY AND STRENGTH.
It is with great sorrow that the Government and kenyans mourn the passing on of General (Rtd) Joseph Nkaissery, the Cabinet Secretary in the Ministry of Interior and National Government,who passed away this morning, at Karen Hospital. He was 67 years old.
Details related to the sudden death are now beginning to emerge. It is now clear that the General collapsed while at home and was rushed to the Karen Hospital and upon further examination was pronounced dead on arrival.Both the Hospital and his family have clarified that he was not admitted at the Facility.
Under the strenuous circumstances, an earlier statement indicating that Gen. Nkaissery passed on while receiving treatment at Karen Hospital was made in error .
The publicis asked to remain patient as work continues with the family on more details.
All necessary communication will be released in a timely manner as it unfolds but with due regard to the family’s privacy.
While as the government is shocked by the sudden death and demise of the beloved Cabinet Secretary, let all know that the best way of honouring his memory and his legacy is continue with the steadfast commitment of placing Kenya first under all Circumstances.
The Security Forces remain resolute in carrying out their foremost duty of protecting Kenyans, and assure you that there’s no cause for alarm.
Education C.S Dr.Fred Matiang’i,has been appointed as the acting Cabinet Secretary in the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government.
All continue to Pray for his family, friends, the relatives and the people of Kenya during this trying time.
May GOD bless and rest his soul in eternal peace.