Kevin Oliech
Kevin Oliech

Nairobi governor, Mike Sonko, joined the Oliech family at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport on Thursday, where they received Kevin Oliech's body.

Kevin passed away on August 16, 2020, while receiving treatment at a hospital in Berlin, Germany, after battling cancer.

After arrival, the body was taken to Umash Funeral Home where it will be preserved, before his burial at his rural home in Seme, Kisumu County on Saturday.

Through his social media pages, Sonko promised to continue supporting the family during this trying period, to ensure Kevin gets a befitting send-off.

He wrote,

Tonight, in the company of the Oliech family and friends, we received the body of the late Harambee Stars player Kevin Oliech at JKIA after arrival from Germany, where he succumbed to cancer while receiving treatment.The body has been transferred to Umash to Funeral Home ahead of his burial on Saturday in Seme, Kisumu County.Kevin who is a brother to former Harambee Stars Captain, Dennis Oliech, passed on in Germany last month.I shall continue supporting the Oliech family during this difficult moment to ensure Kevin gets a beffiting send-off.May his soul rest in eternal peace.

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