14 Riverside complex reopens as Cellulant holds memorial service for fallen six
Published on: January 22, 2019 01:56 (EAT)
The 14 Riverside complex was on Tuesday reopened for tenants and guests to pick up their property. This comes one week after the horrific terrorist attack which left 21 people dead and dozens injured. On Tuesday, Police Spokesperson Charles Owino said tenants and guests of the dusitD2 hotel would be also be allowed to pick their vehicles. Also Read: Riverside terror attack suspect Ali Gichunge, his mother & girlfriend arrested 14 Riverside Drive was cordoned off after the attack with police warning the public that it is still a crime scene. The office and hotel complex hosts over 40 businesses, one of which is Cellulant, whose six employees died trying to save their colleagues during the attack. On Tuesday, family, friends and government officials converged at the CITAM Valley Road Church in Nairobi for the memorial service of the deceased Cellulant employees.
Join us via Facebook Live from 10.30 am EAT for the memorial service of the Brave Six happening today at the CITAM Valley Road Church, Nairobi https://t.co/iHjUszwf73 #CellulantBrave6 pic.twitter.com/4GTeFzAZVx — Cellulant (@Cellulant) January 22, 2019ICT Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru and and Ministry of Public Service, Youth and Gender Affairs CAS Rachel Shebesh were among those at the ceremony. 14 Riverside and dusitD2 Hotel management teams are also expected to lead a floral tribute ceremony on Tuesday afternoon at the complex in memory of those who were killed. All the terrorists who staged the attack were gunned down during the siege that saw a joint security team from the National Police Service, General Service Unit (GSU), Recce and Kenya Army swiftly respond. 700 people were rescued. Also Read: We won’t budge on Kenya, foreign firms pledge after 14 Riverside attack