Lucy Kibaki condemns Kenya church attack

First Lady Lucy Kibaki

First Lady Lucy Kibaki has condemned the attack at St Polycarp ACK church in a brief statement send by the Presidential Press Service.

The first Lady has issued the statement following a story carried by The Star newspaper today headlined Where is Lucy Kibaki? The story raised concerns over First Lady continued absence from the public eye.

No photos or video clips was released by the PPS to accompany the statement.

Kenyans for a week now have been wondering where the First Lady  is. Through emails an Tweets rumours have been peddled with some bizarre rumours saying that the first lady had passed on.

But investigations by KenyaReporter has revealed that Lucy Kibaki is alive at State House Nairobi.

Our source at the house on the hill confirmed seeing the first lady on Friday,ending rumours that she had been flown out of the country for treatment.

“Mama is still very much around,” said our source. Reports indicate that she has been confined to a wheelchair after her legs gave in.

It has been two years now since the first lady was seen in public. She was last seen in August 27 2010  during the constitution promulgation ceremony at Uhuru Park. Prior to that she had suddenly showed up in Othaya for the referendum vote two hours after President Mwai Kibaki had left the voting venue.

Full statement

The First Lady Mama Lucy Kibaki has condemned in the strongest terms possible the attack on St. Polycarp ACK Church in Nairobi.

The First Lady termed the attack as a cowardly act on innocent children. She condoled the family of the 9 year old Master Ian John Muya and wished the injured children quick recovery.

The First Lady said the attack was a reminder on the need for Kenyans to remain vigilant against agents of terror, following the success of KDF and Amisom Forces in Somalia.

In a statement she issued from her State House Nairobi office, the First Lady appealed to Kenyans not to agree to be divided along religious lines, noting that the fight against terrorism was a universal fight against fundamentalist and extremist agents.

She advised Kenyans to work closely with security officials in order to enhance security around the country.

 

PPS

1st October, 2012

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