Uasin-Gishu leaders mourn the death of another prominent farmer.
Dr Simon Kiptanui Karonei has been one of the veteran farmer cum Businessman . View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
Speaking during the send off of the late farmer the leaders attributed his contributions in community like building schools like Kalyet ,Kapsang Kipsangui among others.
Uasin-Gishu county governor Jackson Mandago lauded the farmer saying he was among the top farmers who embracess modern farming technology that has seen other farmers tapping lessons from him. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
On his part Soy MP Caleb Kositany claimed that the late Dr Karonei was among the staunch AIC founders in Kabenes and Soy who speahead the growth of many churches in the region.
However the farmer is well known for his urge for education as he was a board member of many schools in Uasin-Gishu county. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
Dr Simion Karonei who is among the old Kalenjin elders who bought lands as soon as colonials time elapsed.
The farmer has travelled to several countries on a church and farming missions and he was recently award honorary degree by a University in America for his examplinary commitment in community service . View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
The kabenes village which is derived from white settler named William Ernest Grandler was named Kabenes as locals couldnt pronounce the name Ernest thus calling "enest "which later transforms to kabenes. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
The village is one of the key point to Uasin-Gishu county government after Milling plant was established.