Following the untimely death of her dear Mother Zainab Chidzuga, former K24 TV news anchor Mwanaisha Chidzuga has penned down an emotional message mourning her death.
The former Kwale County Woman Representative passed on at the Nairobi Hospital yesterday Thursday 12, August 2021, where she has been undergoing treatment.
The former news woman went on to pay tribute to her late mom as below, highlighting the milestones.
“Tulikupenda Mammy, Supa Supa ,Smart mama lakini Mola amekupenda zaidi.Iam so grateful to Allah for giving me and my siblings the gift of calling you mama…Till we meet again rest in power.
“Inna Lillahi Wa Inna Ileihi Rajiun. From Allah we came and into Him we shall return. Hon. Zainab Kalekye Chidzuga was born 65 years ago in 1956. Through out her life she was a champion of community- centered empowerment with an unashamed bias to women and youth.
“She was a community leader and actively contributed to the women’s movement at local, national and international levels through the Maendeleo ya Wanawake Organization,” part of the message reads.
The former TV queen went on to remember her days as a politician and her milestone achievements.
“She served in the National Assembly 2013-2017 as a County Member of Parliament representing Kwale county. During her tenure in Parliament she steadfastly championed the revival of rural economies, advanced the economic empowerment of the least advantaged in society especially the youth, women and people living with disabilities.
“She served as a member in several public sector boards amongst them the National Irrigation Board, Coast Water services board and at the time of her death, the Special Economic Zone s Authority board. Throughout her life she was a peacemaker, role model, mentor, and mother to many earning her the deserved title of mama kwale County,” the statement adds.
Mwanaisha also noted that the mother lived a well and fulfilling life until mid July when she fell ill and finally succumbing yesterday.
“Hon. Chidzuga lived a healthy and fulfilled life until mid July 2021 when she fell ill and succumbed on 12/Aug/2021. She is survived by 7 children and 22 grandchildren. Inna Lillahi Wa Inna Ileihi Rajiun. From Allah we came and into Him we shall return,” the statement concludes