Former Kenya Baptist Theological College principal murdered in Mpeketoni

Former Kenya Baptist Theological College principal murdered in Mpeketoni

MPEKETONI, Kenya (SWBTS) – Kenya Baptist Theological College, a school run by the Baptist Convention of Kenya, announced on its Facebook page that its former principal, Enos Nambafu Weswah had been murdered July 5.

Weswah was visiting the town of Mpeketoni and was one of 28 killed in the attack. According to news reports, Somalia-based terrorist group Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for the killings. In June, more than 60 people were killed in similar attacks in Mpeketoni.

Weswah, who earned his Master of Divinity at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 1985, began teaching at the Kenyan college in 1991, serving as registrar and deputy principal before being named principal in 2005. He retired from the school in 2010. The school offers bachelor’s degrees, diplomas and certificates in areas of theology, music, and educational ministries.

Weswah is survived by his wife Ednah and daughter Yolanda. Details of funeral arrangements have not been released.

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