It is with profound sadness that we announce the death of Dr.Ambassador Bethuel Abdu Kiplagat after a long illness bravely borne.
Ambassador Kiplagat was a devout Christian and a great patriot who played a key role in peace making in Kenya, the Horn of Africa and across the continent. His life-long service to Kenya was felt in many ways. He was instrumental in the introduction of microfinance in Kenya, the modernisation of the Nairobi Securities Exchange and played an integral role at the onset of the crafting of the 2010 Kenya Constitution. His dedication to Kenya exemplified him as a statesman, civil servant and great friend to many.
Dr. Ambassador Bethuel A. Kiplagat was the son of the late Rajab Kimagut Boin and the late Hadija Jepkirech. Loving husband of Lay Cannon Honorine Kiplagat. Doting father of Richard and Eva, Sahondra and Nirina Kiplagat. Grandfather of Kigen, Nandi and Kendi Kiplagat.
Family and friends are gathering for daily prayers and funeral arrangements from Monday 17 July at 5:30pm at St Marks Church,Waiyaki Way. The funeral service will be at St Marks Church,Waiyaki Way on Thursday, 20th July at 10:00am. Parking will be available at the Westlands Primary School, located on School Lane.
The burial will be at his home in Mosoriot, Nandi County on Saturday, 22nd July from 10:00am.
Blessed are the peace-makers: for they shall be called children of God. (Mt: 5.9)