Former kenya’s first lady Lucy Kibaki has died in London where she was undergoing treatment.
Lucy Kibaki passed away Tuesday morning in the United Kingdom.
The ailing Kibaki has been unwell for the last one month over an unknown ailment.
Recently, she was rushed to the Nairobi Hospital for treatment and spent a few days in the ICU section in what the family termed as routine medical checkup.
A statement by President Uhuru Kenyatta stated that Mrs Kibaki died while being treated at Bupa Cromwell Hospital in London.
“Her excellency has been unwell for the last one month and has been receiving treatment here in Kenya and subsequently in the United Kingdom,” the statement signed by the President stated.
“Her Excellency will be remembered for her immense contribution in the development of our country. Notable was Her Excellency’s virtues of leadership and commitment to improving well-being of Kenyans, in particular her focus on tackling HIV/Aids, which will remain an inspiration to many,” he said.
RIP Mama Taifa