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BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI 7TH FEB 2018-There has been uproar especially on Social media as Kenyans condemned publishing the death announcement of popular businessman Jimmy Wanjigi by the Daily nation. Nation Media Group (NMG) which owns the daily nation has apologized for erroneously publishing the announcement .
NMG says that they have also reported the matter to the police.
“We refer to the publication of a death and funeral announcement of James Richard Wanjagi bearing the picture of Mr. Jimi Wanjigi that was erroneously published in the Daily Nation of February 7, 2018,” read part of the statement.
The announcement seen by WWW.UPESINEWS.CO.KE shows details close to WANJIGI including his family,wife and children with their official names.
In the statement released on 7 February, NMG said that they have already taken action to the people responsible for the placement of the announcement.
Here are some of the reactions across social media: