Late journalist Michael Oyier
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Media personality Michael Oyier will be laid to rest on May 3rd 2024 in Homa Bay County, the funeral committee has announced.

Burial details released by the organizing committee Wednesday indicated that there will be a fundraiser at All Saints Auditorium on Tuesday, April 30, from 5-7 pm.

It will be followed by a memorial service a day later on Wednesday, May 1, at the All Saints Cathedral from noon.

The daily fellowship has been ongoing since Monday at Elina Residences, Kileleshwa Wing B, rooftop between 5.30 pm to 7 pm.

The committee said the daily fellowship will continue until Friday, April 26, 2024.

Meanwhile, those wishing to support his burial arrangements have been asked to channel their contributions via Paybill 4230000, Account Name: (Your Name).

Those in the Diaspora have been asked to send their kind contributions to Mpesa line: 011 5518333 (Edwin Mumba).

An online platform has also been created for Kenyans to post their tributes.

Part of the money raised from the fundraiser will also be used to cater for other funeral expenses.

Michael Oyier passed away on Saturday, April 20, 2024, while receiving treatment at Nairobi Hospital.

“We, the family and friends of Michael, have opened this page to reach the wider community of friends and relatives to enable you to share fond memories, and condolences and to receive updates regarding the funeral arrangements,” read an update from Michael’s family. 

The statement adds“Mike, the ever gentlemen, was a husband, a brother, an uncle and a friend to many. Feel free to share your condolences and fond memories and even pictures of our beloved Michael on this page as we keep his memory alive,”.

He was the second born in a family of 5 siblings

He was a father of two daughters.

Oyier ventured into PR after leaving KTN.

He also played as an MC in several events

Oyier worked as an anchor and presenter at Standard Group for nine years before exiting in 2012.

He later proceeded to offer counseling services and progressively became an executive leadership coach until his demise.