The two youths killed at the Kenol chaos have been laid to rest on Friday,October 16 having the event held at the Mt. Kenya University grounds.

Through reports by media outlets indicated that many Kenyans especially the youths had digested a lesson from the death of 15-year-old Peter Mbothu and 21-year-old Christopher Kariuki.

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Youths who attended the service promised they will not allow the selfish politicians use them again.

“We will not be used again. There is no other day that we will find ourselves in such a situation. This boy died while young,” said Kariuki’s brother, Francis Kariuki. “We were raised by my father here and he told me to take care of him and teach him how to fend for himself but the devil came in,” added Kariuki.

After the ceremony the bodies were then transported to their families for different send offs.

The politicians who were the cause of the fracas were reported absent in the funeral.


The church leaders and village elders in charge of the function said they had to block any politician from addressing the mourners.

We have to respect the families of the deceased who sought to have no politician address the mourners,” said Stephen Karau, a member of the Kikuyu Council of Elders.

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Kiambu Governor James Nyoro and former Governor William Kabago attended the ceremony.

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