Queen Elizabeth II hails as she pens mourning message to former President, Emilio Mwai Kibaki KossyDerrickBlog KossyDerrickEnt

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Friday, April 29, 2022

Queen Elizabeth II hails as she pens mourning message to former President, Emilio Mwai Kibaki

Information reaching Kossyderrickent has it that British Monarch, Queen Elizabeth II has penned mourning message to Kenya's late third president, Mwai Kibaki. (Read More Here).

According to information, the burial ceremony of Mwai Kibaki is ongoing in Nyayo Stadium. 

I was sorry to receive the news of the death of Mwai Kibaki. He had a lifelong record of service to the Kenyan people. It will be of deep sadness to your country to have lost a great statesman, but Kenya can take pride in the legacy of his leadership. I send you and the people of Kenya my condolences at this loss," Queen Elizabeth II says in a statement. 

Others are the Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Patricia Scotland, Sri Lanka’s Special Envoy Jayathma Wickramanayake, South Africa’s International Relations Minister Naledi Pandor and South Sudan’s Foreign Affairs Minister Mayiik Ayii Deng.

Kibaki, who died aged 90 on April 22, will be buried on Saturday, April 30 at his Kanyange Village home in Othaya, Nyeri County. The ex-president died while receiving treatment at the Nairobi Hospital after three months of illness.

Kibaki, who ruled between 2003 and 2013, is survived by four children.

His wife, Lucy Kibaki, died on April 26, 2016 aged 80. She died while receiving treatment at the Bupa Cromwell Hospital in London, United Kingdom.

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