The search for the bodies of three people who drowned on Sunday night after a woman threw her three children and herself in river Nzoia at Makutano bridge in Lugari sub county has finally ended after a third body was retrieved from the river on Friday.
The body of four year old Alivitsa Miloyo was discovered and retrieved by a team of divers from icare school of First Aid who were hired by the Kakamega County government.
According to the director of icare school of First Aid Mr. John Kariuki who led the team, the body was found at Pwani village in Sirakalu sub location, Tongaren sub county, Bungoma County.
He said his team had to endure various challenges for the past five days before they managed to retrieve the three bodies.
Bodies of the mother, Winnie Kasaya (24), and her young son Brighden Ogodi (2), were retrieved on Thursday at Lunyito village in Lugari sub location, Lugari Sub County, Kakamega County.
Kariuki who is also the director of Nucleus Children’s Trust, an organization that champions for children’s rights said the seven year old girl who survived in the incident is supposed to get specialized guiding and counseling.
He promised that his organization will offer her guidance and counseling and will also support her education to the highest level to ensure that she realizes her dreams. “This girl escaped miraculously and I believe God had a purpose to save her life and as Nucleus Children’s Trust we will fully support her,” said Kariuki.