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The life of departed NTV journalist Rita Tinina celebrated

The life of departed NTV journalist Rita Tinina celebrated

Rachuonyo, Wednesday, March 27, 2024 KNA by Moseti Julius

Residents of Homa Bay County today celebrated the life of journalist Rita Tinina by planting trees in her memory.

Nuhu Abdul Masoud, the patron of Plant Trees for a Better Environment CBO distributed free tree seedlings to the residents to plant in celebration and memory of the life of the journalist who died last week

“This journalist really touched our hearts during her work. So, in her honour, we decided to celebrate her life by distributing tree seedling to residents of Homa Bay,” Masoud who is also the Supkem Secretary in the county said as he distributed seedlings in Kendubay and Oyugis towns.

He said the burial for Rita is happening today and since they could not all afford to attend physically; residents would plant the distributed seedlings in their homes in her honour and memory.

“We will plant the trees and it shall remain as an honour for her, that is why as the people of Homa Bay County, the Plant Trees for Better Environment, CBO and the media we are celebrating her,” Masoud said.

Henry Ogala who is a paralegal Homa Bay chapter said he appreciated the life of Rita Tinina and her work which impressed and touched many lives.

“We are going to plant the trees seedlings just received and it will be a great honour for Rita though departed,” Ogola said.

Speaker by speaker said they loved listening to her and it was saddening that she was no more.

Rita Tinina is a Kenyan journalist who served in various media houses in the country. At the time of her demise, she was working at Nation Television (NTV).

Rita who was found dead in her house in Narobi is being buried today Wednesday at her family home at Noosupeni farm olokirikirai, Narok county.

“We are happy for the day and I thank Masoud for providing free tree seedlings for distribution to mark this day when Rita is being buried so that we celebrate her life,” said Wilson Were, the Assistant Chief Lower Kakwajuok Sub Location and Acting Chief North Karachuonyo who termed Rita Tinina a real heroine and appealed to residents to continue planting tree at all times.

“Use the available rains now to plant more trees. Let the planting of tree be a continuous event because we all know the benefit of planting trees,” Were urged.

Courtesy; KNA

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