BREAKING NEWS: Dr Peres Wenje – Dean- School of Arts and Social Sciences at Mmust dies just a week after burying his mother

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The Late Peres Wenje

Kakamega

By Selipher Musungu

Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (Mmust) Dean of the School of Arts and Social Sciences (SAS) Dr Peres Wenje is dead.

The shocking news of his death just comes a few days after he buried his mother.

“I’m done mourning. It’s too much. This is just emotionally draining. Eeeeeee Mungu tuhurumie,” posted Winnie Akiso, a communications officer at One Acre Fund.

Dr Wenje took over from Dr Bob Mbori, the founding Dean School of Arts and Social Sciences (SASS).

The Late Peres Wenje

Dr Mbori died at Apollo Indraprastha hospital in New Delhi India on 23rd December 2018.

He has Doctorate Degree (PhD) in Communications and Media Studies fromMaseno University which he acquired in 2014, a Post-graduate Diploma in Mass Communication (2000) from the University of Nairobi,a Master of Arts in Linguistics(1999) from the University of Nairobi and Bachelor of Linguistics and Kiswahili(1996) also from the University of Nairobi.

Mmust teaching staff and students are mourning an icon who touched many lives.

“You were tough and firm, but still kept your humble and gentle nature.You always gave a listening ear in times of need and despair…Your love for your profession is unmatched and zeal you had in impacting this knowledge and skills to comrades will forever be missed,” posted John Kegode Mayodi on his facebook account.

Nickel Tari posted : “A sad morning to wake up to such news that you are no more. You stood by your words and always encouraged hard work. You’ve been a great mentor to many. Gone too soon daktari. Rest in Peace. Dr. Wenje,”.

“What a sad morning, I’m gutted. Dr Peres Wenjea good man has rested. Rest in peace my lecturer. Big blow to the journalism fraternity at Masinde Muliro University. To the family, poleni sana,” posted Grace Wekesa, his former student.

“I’m done mourning. It’s too much. This is just emotionally draining. Eeeeeee Mungu tuhurumie,” posted Winnie Akiso, a communications officer at One Acre Fund.

“What a sad morning, I’m gutted. Dr Peres Wenje a good man has rested. Rest in peace my lecturer. Big blow to the journalism fraternity at Masinde Muliro University. To the family, poleni sana,” posted Grace Wekesa, his former student.

Francis Ontomwa of BBC posted: “He taught me at Maseno , a real good man gone too soon! Sad!,”

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