National Cohesion and integration CommISsion Vice Chairperson Fatuma Tabwara was on Monday laid to rest at her Kombani home in Kwale County.
The burial was attending by NCIC Commissioners, Kwale County Commissioner Karuku Ngumo, Kwale Governor Salim Mvurya, his Senator Juma boy Juma among other Coastal and National leaders.
Ms. Tabwara collapsed and died at a relatives wedding in Kombani Sunday Morning.
President Uhuru Kenyatta mourned Tabwara as an instrumental community leader who fought for peace and unity, gender and childrens’ rights and was a true, selfless community servant.
Tabwara was pronounced dead on arrival at the Diani Beach hospital in Diani, Kwale County on Sunday.
Kwale Governor Salim Mvurya termed the death as a big loss to Kwale community.
“We are all shocked since she proved to be a tireless community servant and has worked in different capacities including being my Political advisor,” revealed Mvurya.
On her part NCIC Commissioner Wambui Nyutu said the late Fatuma left a gap that will not be easily filled.
“In the few days she has worked at the Commission since she was sworn in in November this year, she proved to be very instrumental and would ensure the Commission is felt on the ground,” said Nyutu.
Fatuma has left behind a husband and four children.