January 11, 2019- Shocking details have emerged over the death of Prof
Abel Gitau Mugenda, the husband to former Kenyatta University vice Chancellor
and Commissioner of Judicial service Commission, Prof Olive Mugenda.
at USIU and a renowned scholar, was said to have died of short illness.
suicide by jumping from the sixth floor of a popular hotel in Nyeri Town.
A source intimated to us that the professor had checked into the
White Rhino hotel on January 2 and was staying alone.
sixth floor of the hotel and died on the spot but the incident was not
suicide because CCTV camera shows the deceased’s movement before his death.
professor leaving his room on the fourth floor and going up the stairs.
injuries on his body and suspected suicide but did not wish to be named.
academician describing him as a ‘patriot who dedicated his life to serving the
country through his skills, knowledge and talent despite his great achievements
and exposure to other opportunities outside Kenya.”