President Uhuru Kenyatta has sent a message of condolence to Sports Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed’s family following the death of her husband Khalid Ahmed.
The family said Ahmed, who was an established Nairobi businessman, passed away on Thursday morning at a Nairobi hospital after a short illness.
Uhuru mourned Ahmed as a gentleman and a strong pillar of his family.
“I have received the disheartening news of the passing away of Mr Khalid Ahmed with great sadness. Ahmed was a great person, a gentleman and a strong pillar of his family,” said president Uhuru.
The president further posted, “My deepest condolences to my colleague and friend Cabinet Secretary Amina, the children, and the extended family as they come to terms with the sudden death of Ahmed. I pray that God, the Almighty grants you the fortitude and grace to go through this difficult period of mourning your beloved spouse, father, and relative.”
Interior CS Dr Fred Matiang’i wished the family God’s strength and comfort during this difficult time.