Lamu: 120-Year-Old Granny Dies, Leaves Behind 250 Great-Grandchildren


Lamu: 120-Year-Old Granny Dies, Leaves Behind 250 Great-Grandchildren

Leah Wangui Gitau is said to have died peacefully in her sleep on Sunday night, according to her last-born daughter.

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The daughter said her mother’s secret for long life was proper diet that gave her good health.

Wangui, born in January 1, 1902; she was a mother of 16 children – 14 daughters and 2 sons – 9 of whom have died.

“Recently we observed she was too sleepy and her appetite had reduced. She was a strong woman.

We than God for all the years He enabled us to stay and enjoy life with our mother,” Kurua told the Daily Nation.

“Our mother maintained a traditional diet during her lifetime.

I believe that is key to her long lifespan.

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We used to feed her traditional foods like sweet potatoes and vegetables and also ensured she ate meat and vegetable soup,” she said.

Her first born, Isaac Ngugi, is 90-years-old and the last born is, Kurua, who was her caregiver.

She has left behind 7 children, 63 grandchildren, 250 great grandchildren, 184 great-great grandchildren and 45 great-great-great grandchildren.

Her body was taken to Mpeketoni sub-county hospital mortuary.

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Rest In Perfect Peace Granny….. I pray for your old age and health for me and my family in Jesus name,,,, Amen🙏

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