Royal Media Services radio Managing Editor Robin Njogu has died at the Agha Khan hospital barely one week after being a admitted at the facility for treatment for covid-19 complications.
Njogu’s death was announced by Commutations Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru who tweeted “I’m saddened to learn of the passing on of Robin Njogu and his mum. Robin was a consummate journalist and contributed heavily to the development of radio news in the country. Sad loss for his young family, RMS and the media fraternity in the country. May God comfort his family,”
President Uhuru Kenyatta has sent a message of condolence and described the late Njogu as a progressive journalist whose contribution to radio and online journalism has gone along way in transforming the country’s media and communication sector.
“Robin was an excellent journalist who mentored many young people in the Fourth Estate. We will forever cherish his skills and expertise in mass media, especially in radio where he has left a huge mark of excellence,” the President said.
President Kenyatta remembered Mr Njogu as an innovative, resourceful and open minded journalist whose contribution as a past member of State House press corp will be cherished forever.
“Robin always had a midas touch in transforming media stations into great communication and entertainment outlets.”