The IGAD Executive Secretary Amb(Eng.) Mahboub Maalim extended a message of deep condolences on the untimely passing of Mr. Samuel K. Maina who was Head of the National Steering Committee on Peace Building and Conflict Management (NSC) and Head of CEWARN's national Conflict Early Warning and Response Unit (CEWERU) in Kenya.
The Message conveyed to the family, friends and colleagues of Mr. Maina reads:
On behalf of the IGAD family and my own behalf I want to express my deepest condolences to you on the passing of Mr. Samuel K Maina. Mr. Maina was a valued colleague and partner to IGAD and we are profoundly shocked and saddened by the news of his untimely passing.