Award-winning actor Pascal Tokodi has penned a touching message to Dr Stephen Mogusu, his former schoolmate at Lenana High School.
The 28-year-old succumbed to Covid-19 while receiving treatment in the ICU ward at Kenyatta University Teaching Research and Referral Hospital.
‘I KNEW STEPH IN HIGHSCHOOL, LENANA SCHOOL, A YEAR AHEAD OF ME, SOFT-SPOKEN, RESERVED AND VERY SMART, LIVING UP TO THE SCHOOL MOTTO, NIHIL PRAETER OPTIMUM (NOTHING BUT THE BEST) MAY YOU REST CHANGERIAN, KEEP THE FIRE BURNING 🙏THE CLASS OF 2011 IS DOING A FUNDRAISER FOR THE HOSPITAL BILL AND FOR THE FAMILY. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO SEND ANY CONTRIBUTION, KINDLY CONTACT OSCAR OCHIENG +254 713 406030, MY FELLOW LAIBON 🙏 ANY CONTRIBUTION WILL BE GREATLY APPRECIATED 🙏’ READ PASCAL’S MESSAGE.
Dr Mogusu scored straight As at Lenana and joined University of Nairobi School of Medicine.
He has left behind a widow [a doctor too] and a five-month-old baby.
Kenyans among them Lenana High alumni have shared their messages of condolences and below is what some had to say;
joewmuchiri Sad 😞 we need to do better as a country
mercybeautician Am trynna imagine the amount of training these people go thru for 7 yrs to be qualified as doctors😭😭😭😭🤧.Rest In Peace Doctor.💔
mburayan_ Stood out even as a leader back then. Nihil Praeter Optimum. Rest well
iszokobi4 Nyani forever a Nyani….Rest In Peace Mogusu
justinkarunguru Looks like he also had a badge. Sad indeed. Nihil Praeter Optimum
jamstamusic We lost a true warrior. 💔💔💔💔💔. So sad
fitpreneurjune RIP🙏we need more accountability in this sick country