President Kenyatta Mourns Veteran State House Photographer Henry Muriithi Nyaga

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Sunday sent a message of condolence to the family, friends, relatives, and colleagues of veteran State House photographer Henry Muriithi Nyaga who passed away on Saturday evening.

The award-winning Nyaga, 56, was until his demise was a principal State House photographer attached to the Presidential Strategic Communication Unit (PSCU).

In his message of encouragement and comfort to the family, the President mourned the late Nyaga as a reliable and devoted top professional whose service to the country shall be dearly missed.

Uhuru Kenyatta
Uhuru Kenyatta

“I have received the sad news of the sudden death of Henry this morning with utter shock. Henry was a highly gifted photographer whose award-winning work made him one of the best in his field.

"He was a humble and amiable person whose virtues of hard work and dedication to duty will remain an inspiration to his colleagues and all those that interacted with him,” President Mourned Nyaga.

The Head of State said it was due to Nyaga’s commitment to duty and excellent service that he rose through the ranks over the years to become a Principal Photographer at State House.

“Having interacted with him extensively in the course of his duty, Nyaga exemplified diligence and deep commitment to duty and always worked hard to exceed the expectations of his assignments.

"It is because of his commitment to duty that he rose through the ranks of the public service to become a principal photographer at State House. Indeed, we will forever be grateful for the excellent service the late Henry rendered to this country over the years," the President eulogized.

The President noted that the late Henry Nyaga contributed immensely to the development of photojournalism in Kenya, having won several prestigious international awards and recognitions.

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