21st May 2024
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Kenyan Man, 81, returns after 51 years, abandoning wife, 6 children

Kenyan Man, 81, returns after 51 years, abandoning wife, 6 children

Venessa Nyasio

While it is the prayer of every lady that has come to the ripe age to get married to a heartthrob who she will spend the rest of her life with.

Unfortunately, it was a cruel faith Madam Wanjiru who felt she had met her heartthrob and tied the knot but little did she know she would be meeting a modern day prodigal.

Incredibly, Deep in Murang’a county, a family is still celebrating the return of a prodigal son who disappeared 51 years ago.

Francis Muthua Chege, now 81-year-old father of seven, left Ikumbi village back in 1968 at the age of 30.

According to Daily Nation, Francis one day woke up and walked out of his marital home without any explanation leaving behind a wife and six kids.

For years, his kin tried to trace him but their efforts were all in vain.

His wife Wanjiru Muthua was left to fend for their children while nursing a broken heart and a sense of hopelessness.

According to Wanjiru, she once spotted her husband while visiting Kisii town but when she returned to inquire about his whereabouts, he was already gone.

To grace the occasion, his kin threw a party and shared meals as they welcomed their man back home. years ago.

– Culled from Tuko news (There were some inputs at the headlines and introduction)

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