June 26, 2023, Baraton: It is with profound sorrow that the University of Eastern Africa, Baraton (UEAB) announces the untimely demise of our beloved student, Agesa Grace Michelle (SAGEMI2111). The tragic event occurred on Thursday, June 22, when Grace was involved in a devastating road accident, resulting in her unfortunate passing at the scene.
Grace, an exceptional and vibrant individual, was a third-year student at UEAB, pursuing a Bachelor of Education in Arts with a focus on English Literature. Her dedication to her studies and her vibrant presence within the university community had made her highly respected and cherished among her peers and faculty.
The University of Eastern Africa, Baraton, deeply mourns this irreparable loss and extends its heartfelt condolences to the grieving family, friends, and the entire UEAB fraternity. During this difficult time, we kindly request your prayers and support for those affected by this tragedy. The official condolence message on behalf of the university was delivered to Grace’s parents by the university Vice Chancellor Prof. Phillip Maiyo. The parents visited the university for special prayers and briefing on the invitation of the administration, June 26, 2023. The University affirmed its commitment to join in the planning of Grace’s final journey.
Agesa Grace Michelle’s sudden departure has left a void within the university, reminding us of the fragility of life. Her promising academic journey was tragically cut short while she was on a long holiday, eagerly awaiting the commencement of her fourth and final year in September.
Agesa will be laid to rest in her hometown of Kakamega on Wednesday, July 5, 2023. The university community and loved ones will gather to pay their final respects to a remarkable young lady whose potential and bright future were extinguished too soon.
In light of this tragic incident, the University of Eastern Africa, Baraton, is actively providing grief counseling services and support to help those affected cope with their loss. It is our utmost priority to ensure the well-being and emotional welfare of our students, faculty, and staff during this trying time.
As we bid farewell to our dear student, we pray that her family and loved ones find solace and strength in these challenging times.