Raila, Uhuru mourn Gikomba casualties.

Remains of Gikomba Market PHOTO/COURTESY.

President Uhuru Kenyatta and Opposition Leader Raila Odinga have sent their condolence to the family and friends which were affected by Gikomba fire which occurred on Thursday night.

“My thoughts and prayers go out to the victims and to their families,” Said Uhuru.

The president has promised support as investigations commence to establish the real cause of the fire.

“We will support victims and their families through this difficult time; we will fully investigate the cause of the fire and we will work to make sure that no such tragedy recurs,” Said the President.

Opposition Leader Raila Odinga has sent his condolence wishing the injured quick recovery.

“My very sincere condolences to those who have lost friends and family in the Gikomba fire tragedy. I wish quick recovery to those in hospital,” He tweeted.

Uhuru has thanked all those who participated by quickly responding to the tragic incident which left 15 dead and over 70 Injured.

“Let me thank St. John’s Ambulance, and the other emergency services and response teams, as well as the hospitals which took in victims, chief among them the Kenyatta National Hospital. Your skill and speed saved lives this morning,” He said.


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