Renowned Kwale based Citizen TV reporter is mourning his father.
Nicky Gitonga lost his Dad last week at the Jocham hospital in Mombasa.
Mr. James Gitonga Ngare has been battly multiple myeloma cancer for the last three years according to Nicky.
Mr. Nicky in a moving message to his Dad postes on his facebook page said he has lost a mentor, a loving dad and a close friend who at anytime would advise him about life and personal growth as his young boy.
‘I have lost my father Mr James Gitonga Ngare.
My father has been battling multiple myeloma cancer for almost 3 years now
He was admitted in ICU at Jocham hospital Mombasa.
He has gone to be with the Lord at the age of 68
My heart is broken into pieces but we thank God for everything
Cancer is a killer Disease’ He posted.
His workmates and colleagues in the media sector shared the pain by sending him soothing messages and as well encouraging him.
Radio citizen’s Mombasa based senior reporter George Aoko said,
‘May his soul rest in peace, take courage and always believe that the demise is God’s plan and the same God will give you courage to move on’.
Radio Kaya’s Kwale based News reporter Salim Mwakazi also encouraged Gitonga to take heart,
‘All is well with the Almighty God, may your Dad rest in peace my friend and colleague.
[The late James Gitonga Ngare, Nicky Gitonga’s father. Photo/courtesy].
The late James will be laid to rest at his Zigira home in Kindono Kwale County on Saturday.
Gitonga has had a shining journalism career rising from a regional radio News reporter to a dedicated Citizen TV news reporter.
He worked for Royal Media owned Bahari FM, then moved to Radio citizen and now he is a hardworking Citizen TV News reporter who digs deeper into facts, has a different and a fresh approach to news gathering and reporting.
Mr. Gitonga has rubbed shoulders the wrong way with the Kwale county government over his strong decisively reporting leaving nothing unturned.
Gitonga has covered the pathetic health state of Kwale County and putting everything in open on the education sector and the state of schools in Kwale County that forced the county government to swing into action.