Kenya’s Former First Lady Lucy Kibaki Dies

Former First Lady Lucy Kibaki passed away Tuesday morning in the United Kingdom.

A statement by President Uhuru Kenyatta stated that Mrs Kibaki died while being treated at 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 stated.

Born in 1940, Lucy Muthoni Kibaki was the wife of former Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki and former First Lady of Kenya from 2002 to 2013.


She was born in Mukurwe-ini to the Rev. John Kagai and Rose Nyachomba, in the Mount Kenya. She was educated at Alliance Girls High School, then trained as a teacher, and rose up to the post of principal in a teacher-training college in Kiambu. She met Mwai Kibaki in 1960 and the two got married in 1962. They have four children: Judy Wanjiku, Jimmy Kibaki, David Kagai, and Tony Githinji. Mrs. Kibaki is a patron of the Kenya Girl Guides Association.

source: Daily Monitor



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