Mzee Edward Kiprotich Karoney who died on Tuesday was a role model and a tireless servant of the community, Deputy President William Ruto has said.
Ruto described the late father of Lands CS Farida Karoney as a hardworking and progressive man.
Karoney died on Tuesday evening in a road accident after being hit by a motorbike in Kapsabet town.
“We have lost a pillar, a role-model and a tireless servant of the community. Mzee Edward Kiprotich Karoney, father to Cabinet Secretary for Lands Farida Karoney, was a hardworking and progressive man who diligently offered counsel to the society. Undoubtedly, his legacy will endure forever,” posted Ruto.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends during this difficult time. Rest In Peace, Mzee Karoney,” he added.
The Late Karoney will be laid to rest tomorrow, Wednesday 14th at his home in Kamobo in accordance with Islamic rites.