Former First Lady Lucy Kibaki Is dead
Former First lady Lucy Kibaki the wife to retired President Mwai Kibaki is dead. The first lady died early this morning while receiving treatment at the Bupa Cromwell Hospital in London.
Kibaki had been flown to London over the weekend for further treatment after a long treatment at the Nairobi Hospital.
A statement to the News Rooms from President Uhuru Kenyatta confirmed the death of Lucy Kibaki early this morning.
It is with deep sense of sadness and loss that i have learnt 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 Uhuru.
“Her Excellency will be remembered for her immense contribution in the developement of our country. Especially notable was Her Excellency’s virtues of leadership and commitment to improving the wellbeing of the ordinary Kenyans in particular her focus on tackling HIV/AIDs,” said Uhuru.
Lucy had for a long time kept herself out of the public eye. The last time she was seen in public was during the promulgation of the constitution in August 2010.
Kibaki was an alumni of the Alliance Girls High School.
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