A Jubilee governor is in mourning after losing his father on Friday, January 31, 2020.
News about Governor Dhadho Godhana’s father, Mzee Yona Hiribari, was confirmed by his director of communications Steve Juma.
Mzee Godhana, succumbed at around 7.15 a.m. on Friday while undergoing treatment at Coptic Hospital in Nairobi, aged 82 years.
“Sad day I lost my father this morning. Death has robbed me of a man who gave me grounded advice on many issues and who had a rich institutional memory. Fare thee well Papa,” Governor Dhadho Godhana grieved, noting that he had lost a man who meant a lot to him.
The ODM party joined in on sending condolences.
“Pole sana Governor Dhadho Godhana of Tana River County following the death of your beloved father Mzee Hirbae Godhana. As a party we stand with you during this moment of grief,” the statement by the party read in part.