However, the family has not specified the cause of her death. “Tecra Muigai Karanja passed away on Saturday afternoon following a tragic accident,” the statement read.
She has been described as a passionate and innovative businesswoman. “Tecra Karanja’s brilliance, passion, and energy were the source of important innovations that have enriched the company’s product range, including the development of new brands that were scheduled to be launched this year,” the statement adds.
Until her death, she worked as the Strategy and Innovation Director at Keroche Breweries.
Former Prime Minister and ODM leader Raila Odinga and his wife Ida Odinga have sent their condolences to Keroche breweries Chairman Joseph Karanja and CEO Tabitha Karanja following the death of their daughter Tecra Karanja.
Dear Joseph and Tabitha Karanja, Please accept deep condolences from @IdaOdinga and I on the passing of your daughter Tecra Muigai. May the Lord grant you strength and courage to bear the loss. May Tecra’s Soul Rest In Eternal Peace.
— Raila Odinga (@RailaOdinga) May 3, 2020
Raila has a close relationship with the Karanja’s and he was the chief guest at the launch of Keroche new beer Summit Lager when it launched in 2008.
Tecra, who lived a very private life, is said to have been the source of important innovations that enriched the company’s product range including the development of new brands that were scheduled to launch later this year.
Tecra was the eldest daughter of John and Tabitha Karanja.
Their other daughter Anerlisa is the founder and CEO of Nero Water Company.