ODM Communications Director Mr. Philip Etale is today mourning loss of his close friend Steve Biko from Vihiga County after suffering a short illness according to a Facebook post on his account.
“Sad to learn of the passing on of my childhood friend, neighbor and supporter Steve Biko last night after a short illness. Lugari village and the entire Lugari Constituency has lost a good soul. May his soul rest in peace,” Etale wrote.
Etale described the late Biko as a man full of life and very respectiful. In response to the post, a Facebook user by the name Brian Obara Ochami wrote that Biko used to be his friend while in Lugari and it was so painful that he has died.
Another Facebook user by the name Peter Areck also passed his sincere and heartfelt condolences to the family and friends.