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Kenya’s former first lady Lucy Kibaki dies


Lucy Kibaki

Lucy Kibaki

Former Kenyan first lady, Lucy Kibaki, has died in a London hospital, President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Tuesday.

The former first lady has been sick for about a month and has been receiving in Kenya before she was moved to 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 Kenyatta stated.

He noted that the late Mrs Kibaki will be remembered for her immense contribution to the development of the country.

“Notable was Her Excellency’s virtues of leadership and commitment to improving wellbeing of Kenyans, in particular her focus on tackling HIV/Aids, which will remain an inspiration to many,” he said.

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