Kisii senatorial aspirant Juliuis Mutukaa is mourning the demise of his first born son. Oliver Muinde a 25 year old was among the six lives that perished in Matuu road crash after a matatu carrying a gas cylinder exploded.
Julius said that the Son was travelling to Kenyatta University to pick his graduation gown when the unexpected happened.
‘’He had started teaching in one of my schools and was doing well. we looked forward to his bug day as he graduated but instead our family celebrating his success, we are mourning “Julius Said.
His father described his son as outgoing, hardworking and was a devoted Christian. He adds that Oliver’s demise was a big blow to family as he was the first born son and much was expected from him.
At least six people were killed and eight injured after the matatu collided with a salon car at a diversion at kwa majini Bridge and burst into flames. The cause of the explosion is believed to have been a gas cylinder.
The kisii senatorial aspirant now urges matatu SACCOS to avoid carrying gas cylinders to avoid such fatal incidences from re-occurring.
“I call on the government to conduct a thorough search to PSV,s stop carrying gas cylinders as it poses a major risk to passengers like what happened at kwa Majini bridge,’’ he said.