By Muhanguzi Tola
The Daystar community is this morning mourning the death of senior lecturer and researcher, Dr. Solomon Nzyuko.
Dr. Nzyuko died on Tuesday morning at the Marter Hospital, according to the university chaplaincy, who confirmed his death to the community.
“Our University has suffered a terrible loss following the death of our colleague…which occurred today, Tuesday 6 April,” read a statement from the Chaplaincy.
Members of the Daystar community have since sent out their condolences, describing the deceased as a true servant of God.
“A true servant of God and a man of integrity. A true elder who desired to serve God with everything he touched. God rest his soul in eternal peace,” said Mrs. Phyllis Mutua, the institution’s Finance Manager.
Daystar Christian Fellowship (DCF) chair, Moses Tibagye describes his death as a deep loss to the institution, as he called on God to comfort and console his family.
“It is a deep loss for the University. The rate at which we are losing people we love is devastating. It is never a good time to lose a loved one but I pray that God shall be the peace to the bereaved family,” said Moses.
DUSA Council president Aloys Otieno described the deceased as a dedicated servant leader, who served students with dedication and excellence.
“On behalf of the entire student body, I wish to pass our sincere condolences to the family. We will remember them in prayer,” wrote Aloys.
Prior to his death, Dr. Nzyuko served as the Director for the Daystar Leadership and Professional Development Institute (DLPDI). He was also a project officer with African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF).
The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Ayiro will this morning lead the Daystar community in special prayers dedicated to the deceased’s family. The prayers are scheduled to start at 9, at Valley Road’s DAC auditorium.