Ms Wanini Keriri, Senior Assistant Commissioner General and Commandant Prison Staff Training College Ruiru, was buried today at her home in Daiga, Laikipia East sub-county.
President Kenyatta led the nation in mourning the former Wanini Kireri, the first female commandant of the Prisons Staff Training College in Ruiru.
President Kenyatta mourned madam Wanini Kireri as a hardworking lady whose rise through the ranks to the third-highest in the prisons was surpassed in a glowing tribute read out by Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i.
To honor her memory, President Kenyatta designated one of the houses at Ruiru College as Wanini Kireri.
Wanini lost his her life on May 31 at the age of 60 after battling with short illness and was laid to rest at her home in Daiga, Laikipia East sub-county. Ms Wanini was survived by a son, Mr Ian Kireri.
The burial ceremony was both emotional and positive, with Dr Fred Matiang’i noting that death had taken away a hardworking police officer in his ministry.