Royal Media Services radio news managing editor Robin Njogu is dead. Njogu’s death comes just a day after his mother passed on.
The cause of death was not immediately established though it’s believed he was ailing.
Joe Mucheru, Cabinet Secretary in the Ministry of ICT Innovation and Youth Affairs said, “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. Sad loss for his young family, RMS and the media fraternity in the country. May God comfort his family.”
Members of the media fraternity are mourning the passing of Njogu, through social media. “Gutted to learn about the demise of one of the most authoritative journalists in Kenya. Rest in peace,” wrote Saddique Shaban. “These are difficult times for everyone.”
“A decorated journalist, experienced to the core. The Newsroom is the biggest casualty. Rest in peace Sir. Condolences to family, friends and the RMS family,” writes KBC news anchor John Jacob Kioria.