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Kariuki Mate, First Speaker of Embu wrote on December 19, 2020 at 8:51 am
Joe had wanted to meet me to discuss aspects of Mbeere's Socio-economic development, insisting that even though I quit my career in politics, I owed it to society to contribute in making it better. Joe was committed to the welfare of society. Rest in Peace Waziri.
Daniel Kitonga Maanzo EBS M.P. Makueni Constituency wrote on December 19, 2020 at 8:49 am
Joe Nyagah was a great friend of mine and my client in the election petition against him in 2003 that we won. I later on became the Secretary of Cooperatives in the Ministry where he was the minister. In our great moments we visited Israel and Cancun Mexico to the ICA convention. He was a clean hearted man full of positive energy. He encouraged and drove the Cooperative movement to prosperity. May the Lord rest his soul in peace.
David kabaara wrote on December 19, 2020 at 8:28 am
My condolences to Kenyans ,embu people and the family for the loss of our good Patriotic hardworking man.may he rest in peace
Jaswant Birdi & Family wrote on December 19, 2020 at 8:16 am
Farewell to my brother. You will be sadly missed. Rest in peace. 🙏😇
Prof Esther Gicheru wrote on December 19, 2020 at 8:16 am
Fare thee well Joe my former boss and friend.
You were a great inspiration to me as you continued to lead us as our Minister and thereafter as the very first Chancellor of the cooperative university of Kenya: How I shall miss your guidance and zeal.
I pray to God to rest your soul in eternal peace.
Felister Nyaga wrote on December 19, 2020 at 8:14 am
The song is ended,but the melody lingers on.Joe,we could see you taking us somewhere but just like Moses,God decided to take you back to Him just within the sight of the promised land.Rest in peace our great Leader,Mentor,Historian...
Victor Soo wrote on December 19, 2020 at 7:59 am
Hon Joe Nyagah was a natural leader. When i met him, i was humbled by his presence , simplicity and what i enjoyed most... his sense of humour (particularly as he exchanged with his sister Amb Khimulu)... It was a Joy to watch.
He will truly be missed.
May the Lord console the entire Nyagah family. God bless you.
Victor Soo and family
Wamboi wrote on December 19, 2020 at 7:41 am
Fare thee well joe
Ambassador Jacob Kaimenyi wrote on December 19, 2020 at 6:33 am
Fare thee well my friend and mentor. Joe was a down to earth individual ,who was always willing to listen to the rich or poor. He was promising to a fault. If he told you to meet him at a certain tme, he arrived exactly at the said time. Despite our age difference, he treated s his equal. Rest in peace till we meet again.
Susan Mang'eni wrote on December 19, 2020 at 6:25 am
Joe you were like a father to many of us and you nurtured us well. Your passion for mentoring young leaders, inspired you to found a youth focused organization - KEYDET in 2008, to spearhead the empowerment of the young people in Kenya. You were a founding patron and you invested massively in it. You are one leader who knew no tribe. You interacted and engaged with all across ethinic and political divide. Through KEYDET You held our hands at the time when those from our backyard could not. You were an exceptional leader, very decent, honest and generous. At KEYDET you remain our inspiration and your works will live on. I recall our last discussion not so long ago, which was on transforming KEYDET into a Youth Public Policy Institute. In your memory Joe, we shall ensure that this is done. We shall miss those special advisory moments over a cup of tea 🌷. Rest In Peace Papa🙏.
Elizabeth Paula Napeyok wrote on December 19, 2020 at 5:52 am
My deepest sympathies to the Nyagah family for the lost of Joe (Mr. Joe Nyagah) as I was introduced to him by my friend Amb. Mary Khimulu who loved to talk about her brother and friend, Joe.

Although I met Joe on only two occasions, I am can say he was brilliant, humourous with an ability to make difficult situations seem easy.

May his soul rest in Eternal Peace
Senator Prof Margaret Kamar; Deputy Speaker wrote on December 19, 2020 at 5:07 am
My deepest condolences to the Nyaga family for the great loss of Joe Nyaga.
Joe, its still difficult to believe you are gone to be with your maker. You loved Him and served Him all your life so He chose you at your best.
Joe was a great brother and political mentor per excellence. Many memorable advices but asking me to join ODM by defecting in Uhuru Park before a mammoth crowd will forever stand out. Rest in Peace Joe 🙏
Robert Onyango wrote on December 19, 2020 at 4:57 am
May you walk with angels all through. Your honesty hard work and love for your country has been inspiring. The country has lost a resourceful leader,a dear father, loving husband , memorable uncle , adorable brother, a trusted friend and partner. You've left your
mark . Though you've gone albeit sonner but you'll remain alive in our hearts forever. Amen
Mrs Alice K. Mayaka, CBS, OGW. wrote on December 19, 2020 at 4:50 am
Joe, was a genuine, committed, trusted, generous down-to-earth friend to our family, particularly my husband “Bill”, with whom they shared breakfast lasting two to three hours, fortnightly, I referred to him as “minister”, because I served as an Asst. Director DPM, where he was Minister with great humility and outstanding people skills.
Mathew Mitambo wrote on December 19, 2020 at 4:37 am
Mr. Joe Nyaga,i have not met you but through media lastly on kameme tv but you were such humble man.To Your family take courage be strong as we send off Mr.Joe today .The bible says ALL ALIVE OR DEAD WE ALL BELONG TO GOD. RIP Mr Joe!
Faith Weveti Nyagah wrote on December 19, 2020 at 4:03 am
Shine well, my brother. Though we are sad to know that we will never share good moments again here on earth, we celebrate your life and the good times you shared with us, the nyagah family. We will miss your laughter, jokes and humor.
Go well brother till we meet again.
Ralph Kilondu, Atlanta USA wrote on December 19, 2020 at 3:51 am
You enabled the Kenyan community in the US to repatriate funds to Kenya in an orderly fashion through the Kenya USA Diaspora Sacco that you authorized almost 10 years ago. We developed a friendship and kept in touch with you through the years.
My last visit to Kenya in January was special because i met you one evening for dinner at lavington green....where i met you and your Sons.

I will miss your fatherly advice, your presence as a mentor, and your encouragement in managing the leading Sacco outside of Kenya.

May you rest in power, my mentor. Till we meet again. Amen!
Michael Matimu wrote on December 19, 2020 at 3:50 am
Farethee Joe
For the last 23 years, I have known Joe as a humble, down to earth gentleman. Joe easily interacted with both the low and mighty. He was God fearing and was always ready to lend a helping hand and a listening ear to all. He was a very generous and kind man.

Joe has left a legacy and a big lesson to all of us that one can serve God and His people even when holding senior positions in politics and in society. We will dearly miss you Joe. Farethee well.
John Theuri wrote on December 19, 2020 at 2:50 am
I am so sorry to hear about Joe’s passing, I am speechless and have no words to express my shock but to wish you and your family my deepest condolences. May the Lord grant you strength to endure the pain and give you peace.
Your loving cousin
Florence Mailu wrote on December 19, 2020 at 2:39 am
To the Nyagah family,

I was so saddened to hear of the shocking news of Joe’s passing.
My heart goes out to you all at this time of grief.

May Joe’s Soul RIP AMEN