Barely year after one of the worst Terrorist attack on Kenyan soil at Garissa University where more than 150 lives were lost, Kenyans gathered to remember the lost souls and encouraging stories could not Miss.A former Garissa University student married a soldier who came to her rescue during the Al Shabaab attack on the campus that killed 148 people.
Among the soldiers was 25-year-old Ivan Okello based at Lanet, who married Ms Mayengo four months after the attack. The two had met before but decided to tie the knot after the horrifying incident. Manyengo revealed to the Standard that she lovingly refers to her husband as her ‘shield and defender’. The Garissa survivor has since transferred to Moi University alongside other affected students and hopes to formalise their marriage after her graduation in a church wedding.
Mayengo lives in Lanet with her husband who is currently deployed in Somalia where KDF is battling the Al shabaab militants under AMISOM.
Ms Mayengo reveals events on that fateful day as traumatizing but has since then tried to recover and get her life on truck.
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SOURCE CREDITS: KENYANS