A campaign on social media to name the students killed in the Garissa University College attack last Thursday, kicked off Sunday.
The campaign under the hashtag #147notjustanumber has so far generated close to 100 names as friends and family post names and photos of the students who died in the attack.
Below is the list of some of the students and other staff of the Garissa University College named in the list of victims.
The Pictures are also Available here on a link provided by Kenya’s Star Newspaper.
Abdulrazak Muhammed, a night guard
Alex* (pictured above)
Alex Omorwa Mogaka, engineering student
Angela ‘Ka/Jojo’ Kimata Githakwa, from Nyahururu (formally at Karima Girls’)
Ayub Njau Kimotho, 21 yrs old, second year Business Administration student
Branton Wakhungu, student
Cpl. Kipkemboi, Police Officer (Recce Squad)
Dadly Mose, student, hails from Nyamira
Doreen ‘Specialrose’ Gakii, student
Eliud Wafula, student
Elizabeth Kerubo Nyangarora, Student
Elizabeth Nafula, 20
Elizabeth Namarome Musinai, student
Eric Ondari Nyabuto, student
Faith Kendi, student
Gideon Bryson Mwakuleghwa, 21, student
Susan Anyango Othwilla
Selpher Solo Wanda
Peter Maside Nyangure Administration Police Officer
Maria Muchiri, Miss Garissa University
Isaac Pop Bushen (Isaac Kosgey)
Gideon Bryson Mwakuleghwa
Eric Ondari Nyabuto
Mildred Yondo Wakholi
Mary Muchiri Shee
LYDIAH Melody OBONDI
Laban Kumba Daniel
Ken Glenson Echessa
John Mwangi Maina
Ruth Esiromo Nakhanu
Priscilla Kathure Akwalu
Dan Mwiti, student
A vigil has been organised by activist Boniface Mwangi at the All Saints Cathedral in Nairobi.
Mwangi has asked people planning to attend the event, to bring flowers, handwritten messages to be pinned on a board at the venue.
The vigil will coincide with the last day of mourning that had been declared by President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday during an address to the Nation from State House Nairobi.
So far 78 bodies have been identified out of the 147 that had been airlifted to Nairobi.
Officers from the Criminal Investigation Department had been called in to help with identification of bodies that had been disfigured at the Chiromo mortuary.
– See more at: The Star