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Meet the Wife to Late Mzee Jomo Kenyatta who Died While Giving Birth

Very few people know that Mzee Jomo Kenyatta had the third wife known as Grace Wanjiku who died in 1951 while giving birth but the child who was named Jane Makena Wambui or Jeni survived.

According to google search engines, Grace Wanjiku was a daughter to senior Chief Koinage and sister to Mbiyu Koinage and they have given rise to the lineage to Citizen Tv Jeff Koinage.

The above demonstration shows how Jeff Koinange and president Uhuru Kenyatta are related. They are cousins.

Uhuru Kenyatta

Now back to the Kenyatta’s third wife, Jane Makeni was well-taken care by the first family and sho got married to Gecaga and she is the mother to Soiya Gecaga, Nana Gecaga and Jomo Gecaga who currently serves as president Uhuru Kenyatta private secretary.

Nana Gecaga is a prominent businesswoman who currently works as chief executive Officer Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC).

Before being appointed as the boss, Gecaga worked as the head of marketing at KICC while also she was employed as marketing and special programmes Advisor to the cabinet secretary, Kenya ministry of tourism.

Nana Gecaga on balancing motherhood, career and life - Eve Woman

Nana Gecaga

She is a single mother of three.

Her sister Sioya Gecaga is the founder and Executive Director of ‘we the change’, an organization that inspires people to be the change they want to see in the world.

The foundation’s key area of focus is the development and creation of a centre of excellence to provide education and care to children in the marginal communities of Kenya.

Soiya Gecaga Profile Picture

Sioya Gecaca

Sioya Gecaca holds a BA degree in Modern History from the University of St.Andrew in Scotland.

Jomo Gecaga is the one responsible for managing Uhuru’s deepest secrets and he facilitates appointments and confirmation of meetings. He attended Eton College, a prestigious School in Windsor Berkshire.

President Uhuru Kenyatta's private secretary Jomo Gecaga

Jomo Gecaga

It’s after the death of Grace Wanjiku that Kenyatta married the fourth wife Ngina Kenyatta who is mother to president Uhuru Kenyatta.

Ngina bore Kenyatta four children;Christine Wambui,Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta,Anna Nyokabi Muthama Kenyatta and Muhoho Kenyatta who is the last born.

About Edwin Ochieng

Edwin Ochieng is living true to the calling of Journalism, He is passionate about issues of Business and Politics. Edwin Ochieng is a graduate from St Paul University and East African School of Media Studies (EASMS).

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