BY WANJA KIMANI
A sombre mood engulfed the memorial service of Dr Grace Kariuki who died when Ethiopian airline plane crashed six minutes after take off.
The service which took place in Manyatta, Embu County was attended by hundreds of people, friends as well as colleagues.
Dr Kariuki was attached to the division on non-communicable diseases at the ministry of health. She was flying home from a cancer-related training in Egypt.
Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists Union (KMPDU) Secretary General Dr. Ouma Oluga remembered Dr Kariuki as a dedicated health champion.
The memorial service happened in Manyatta, Embu County.
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