KDF Fraternity Holds Requiem Mass For The Late Colonel Flavian Waweru

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Kenya Defence Forces fraternity held a requiem mass in honour of the late Colonel Flavian Waweru at the Roman Catholic Church in Moi Air Base (MAB), Nairobi.

The late Col Waweru was a well-seasoned pilot and instructor who passed away on 26th September 2022 after collapsing in his car along Juja road, Eastleigh. He was pronounced dead on arrival at Aviation Hospital MAB.

The Mass was led by 2nd Lieutenant (Fr) Stephen Kogo Mwangi, who shared a message of encouragement to the family and friends, describing Col Waweru as a friendly and down-to-earth person.

Family representatives read tributes for the late Col Waweru. Mrs. Caroline Makele, a wife to the late Col Wareru, described him as a caring, brilliant, and loving husband.

"Even at his lowest, he was the best husband. I have lost the love of my life," she mourned.

The Condolence message from Chief of Defence Forces General Robert Kibochi was relayed by Director Defence National Security Industries Major General Bernard Waliaula.

On behalf of the Kenya Defence Forces fraternity, the Chief of Defence Forces described the late Colonel Flavian Wareru as a person who distinguished himself as loyal, selfless, devoted, and disciplined.

"It is not only a loss to the family and KDF but also the Nation," the CDF noted.

Commander Kenya Air Force Major General John Omenda conveyed his messages of condolence via Deputy Commander Kenya Air Force Brigadier Peter Githinji, saying the Late Colonel Waweru served Kenya Air Force in different capacities and earned himself a Silver Star medal for his exemplary service.

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