Former First Lady Lucy Kibaki dies while undergoing treatment

By Christine Muchira

The former First Lady, Her Excellency Mrs Lucy Kibaki is dead.

She passed away early Tuesday morning while undergoing treatment in Bupa Cromwell Hospital in London

‘‘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,’’ said President Kenyatta.

In a statement President Uhuru Kenyatta said that her Excellency has been unwell for the last one month and has been in the United Kingdom.

Mama Lucy will be remembered for her immense contribution in the development of our country.

‘‘Her Excellency will be remembered for her immense contribution I the development of our country. Especially notable was Her Excellency’s virtues of leadership and commitment to improving the well being of the ordinary Kenyans, in particular her focus on tackling HIV/AIDs, which will remain an inspiration to many, ’’said President Kenyatta.