“Am Alive not Dead,” former AG Charles Njonjo Dismisses Rumours

“Am Alive not Dead,” former AG Charles Njonjo Dismisses Rumours

Kenya’s first holder of the Attorney General’s post Charles Njonjo, has dismissed fake reports of his death that made rounds on social media last evening.

The 101-year-old former cabinet member termed the rumours as great exaggeration adding, he was enjoying his weekend.

“Reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated. I am well and enjoying my weekend at home as we celebrate Utamaduni Day,” his statement read in part,” said Njonjo in a text message to a senior journalist at Citizen TV as seen by Kenyaonlinenews.com on Sunday, October 10, 2021.

On Saturday, October 9 evening, fake reports of the centenarian’s demise emerged and circulated online, a confusion that saw certain public figures take to their platform to share their condolence messaged with Njonjo’s family.

Njonjo’s long life span has always been a subject of discussion among Kenyans who marvel at his dedication to healthy living, and is popularly referred to as “The Duke of Kabeteshire”.