Former First Lady Lucy Kibaki died on Tuesday morning while undergoing treatment at a London hospital.
Through a statement by President Uhuru Kenyatta, Mrs Kibaki died while undergoing treatment at Bupa Cromwell Hospital in London, United Kingdom.
“It is with deep sense and sadness and loss that i have learnt of the untimely death of the former first lady Mrs.Lucy Kibaki .”
“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.