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Twenty years since the murder of Foreign Affairs minister Robert Ouko, his widow has broken her silence about the tragedy and spoken about life with her husband.
Mrs Christabel Ouko has vivid memories of the events just before his death and she still wants to know who killed her husband.
Dr Ouko had just returned from a high-powered trip to the United States with President Moi. Once in Nairobi, he took a break to visit his Koru home with his family.
But two days after he allowed his wife to return to Nairobi, promising to follow later by air, tragedy struck.
A vehicle from the Kisumu district commissioner's office was supposed to pick him from his Koru home, more than 40 kilometres away, and take him to the airport.
"I was totally in the dark and saw no signs of danger," she told the Saturday Nation in her first ever interview about the death of her husband.
"When he failed to come (to Nairobi), I called him at night and we spoke. He said he would again be picked by Kisumu DC's vehicle to the airport the next morning, February 12. That was the last time we talked."
She continued: "If I knew that his life was in danger, I could not have travelled. He released me and nothing was …