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Governor Obado’s wife speaks for the first time on the brutal murder of Sharon Otieno

Obado also issued a statement in Public on Wednesday

The Migori County First Lady, Hellen Obado shared a condolence message with the family of the slain university student hours after accompanying her husband for a press conference.

“I today, accompanied my beloved husband to issue a statement concerning the death of Sharon Otieno. We sent our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Sharon Otieno. Thank you and May God bless you all and may Sharon's soul rest in paradise” reads part of her message.


On Wednesday, Governor Obado in the company of his wife, son Jerry and Daughter Evelyn issued a statement where he denied any role in the murder.

"I want to state here clearly that I have absolutely nothing to do with the cruel death of Sharon Otieno and I want to urge all the agencies that are mandated with investigations to speed up their work so that the real killers can be brought to book. I call upon our politicians and the media to avoid medieval punishments and proclamations so that our agencies that are charged with investigation are given ample time to do their job. Finally, I want to say that I'm ready and willing whenever I will be called upon to give further statements so that the real perpetrators can be brought to book. I also want to urge the people of Migori County to stay calm and maintain peace because I know my husband is innocent and together in prayers, we shall succeed in this,” reads Part of Obado’s Statement.


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