The media fraternity is mourning the death of Robin Njogu, a veteran radio journalist, who until his death was working for Royal Media Services (RMS).
Njogu died at a Nairobi hospital hours after the death of his mother.
Njogu, an avid golfer, worked at Capital FM and later moved on to RMS where he scaled the ranks to become the News Managing Editor.
Deputy President William Ruto described the deceased as a skilled professional who went about his business without bias.
“As the media fraternity can attest, Robin Njogu was a friendly, humble and a good man. He was a skilled, dedicated and professional radio journalist who edited and reported on issues openly, independently and honestly.
ICT Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru mourned him as a developer of radio news in Kenya.
“I’m saddened to learn of the passing on of Robin Njogu and his mum. Robin was a consummate journalist and contributed heavily to the development of radio news in the country.
Here are some of the tributes: