Former First Lady Mama Lucy Kibaki died early Tuesday morning April 26th while undergoing treatment at a London Hospital, just a few days after she was flown there from Nairobi Hospital. She was 76 years old. The announcement was made by President Uhuru Kenyatta who sent a message of condolence to the Kibaki family.
“It is with deep sense of sadness and loss that I have learnt of the untimely death of the Former First Lady, Her Excellency Mrs. Lucy Kibaki. She passed away early this morning while undergoing treatment in Bupa Cromwell Hospital in London, ” President Uhuru Kenyatta said in the announcement
“Her Excellency has been unwell for the last one month and has been receiving treatment here in Kenya and subsequently in the United Kingdom.
Born in 1940, Mrs Kibaki was Kenya’s First Lady from 2002 to 2013. She is survived by her husband, Mwai Kibaki and four children, Judy Wanjiku, Jimmy Kibaki, David Kagai, and Tony Githinji.
Source: Uhuru Kenyatta/ Facebook/ The Standard