Robin Njogu, veteran Royal Media Services journalist, succumbs to COVID-19

Robin Njogu, veteran Royal Media Services journalist, succumbs to COVID-19

Robin Njogu, the Managing Editor of the Radio News section at Royal Media Services, is dead.

The veteran radio news journalist succumbed to COVID-19 at the Aga Khan Hospital in Nairobi, his family has said.

The decorated scribe had an illustrious career spanning decades, with his latest stint being at Royal Media Services where he was in charge of news, overseeing thirteen radio stations.

He previously served at Capital FM and Nation Media Group.

A trained fact checker, Robin was the go-to person and led the flock when it came to debunking fake news. He mastered the art of news and current affairs.

He was also part of a 15-member Task Force on the Improvement of Government Information and Public Communications appointed by ICT Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru in January 2019.

Tributes continue to pour in for the fallen media giant. Social media is awash with messages of condolence from his colleagues and friends alike.

— William Samoei Ruto, PhD (@WilliamsRuto) March 16, 2021

— CS Joe Mucheru EGH (@mucheru) March 16, 2021

— Farida Karoney, EGH (@Faridakaroney) March 16, 2021

— Sen Mutula KilonzoJR (@SenMutula) March 16, 2021

— Dr. Alfred Mutua (@DrAlfredMutua) March 16, 2021

— John-Allan Namu (@johnallannamu) March 16, 2021

— Trevor Ombija, HSC (@TrevorOmbija) March 16, 2021

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