Jubilee Governor Touched by His Teacher's Emotional Plight 

  • A Jubilee governor was touched by a heartbreaking story of his primary school teacher's plight and vowed to help him and his family go through a tumultuous period in their lives.

    On Tuesday, January 14, Garissa Governor Ali Korane, was saddened by the death of three teachers who were slain by Al Shabaab gunmen in Kamuthe, Garissa County on Monday, January 13. 

    He went on to disclose that one of the deceased was the son of his primary school teacher. 

    Mwalimu Kimanzi (in spectacles) who lost his son in the Al Shabab attack at Kamuthe Resource Center Garissa on Monday, January 13

    "The county will fully cater for the transportation and burial expenses of the three teachers who were killed by terrorists in Kamuthe. 

    "I once again send my condolences to the bereaved families including my primary teacher mwalimu Kimanzi who lost his last born son," Korane tweeted. 

    On Monday, January 13, the governor condemned the incident which came five days after pupils were attacked by terrorists at Saretho, Daadab Sub-county. Four students died in the incident.

    "I strongly condemn the cowardly terrorist attack in Kamuthe, Fafi Sub-county in which three non-local teachers were killed, another teacher and a pupil were injured. I express my deepest condolences to the families of the victims and wish a speedy recovery to the injured," he tweeted.

    Speaking to Kenyans.co.ke, Garissa County Communications Director, Mohamed Ibrahim, stated that the governor was scheduled to hold consultative meetings with leaders to discuss the constant terror attacks.

    "Next week, he will meet local leaders, the security team and community elders to discuss the way forward and how to solve the menace. As you can see, he also elaborated how he would aid the victims of the attacks," Ibrahim stated. 

    A police report confirmed that the terrorists began the attack at Kamuthe Police Post at 2:00 am and later stormed Kamuthe Resource Center. 

    They torched sections of the police post and were unsuccessful in trying to bring down a communication mast located nearby.

    Garissa Governor Ali Korane who on Tuesday, January 14, affirmed that he would help the families of three teachers who were