The media fraternity in Kenya has been plunged into a sombre mood after losing one of their veteran journalist Wanja Thuku.
The veteran journalist worked as the head writer for Inooro TV for a show dubbed ‘Ithaga Riene’ and was widely lauded for her hard work and creativity.
The news of her sudden passing was announced by the media station on social media.
“It is with great sorrow that we regretfully announce the passing on of one of our own, a mother, writer, journalist and colleague, Wanja Thuku,” they wrote.
The cause of Thuku’s sudden demise is still unknown.
“She served as the head writer of ithaga riene show and has contributed a lot in the success of this programme. She was a creative, a very skilled and exceptionally talented writer. It is such a huge blow to ithaga family. Sincere condolences goes out to the family and friends. We loved her, but god loved her most. Rip wanja thuku, tutaonana baadaye,” read the post.
Kenyans have since swarmed social media with condolences messages after her demise. May she rest in peace.