The death of Mwai Kibaki has hit his world so hard, as he reportedly died at 90 years old.
Mwai Kibaki full name is Emilio Stanley Mwai Kibaki, who is a well-known Kenyan politician.
From December 2002 till April 2013, Kibaki served as the country’s third president.
Kibaki’s political career started from 1900s, as he was Kenya’s fourth Vice-President from 1978 to 1988, serving under President Daniel Arap Moi for ten years. From 1992 to 2002, Kibaki was a member of the opposition in the Kenyan Parliament.
Mwai Kibaki passed away at 90, which must have been a natural death, although it is reported that he was suffering from an illness for a long time before death
From 2020 to 2021, Kibaki has had health issue, asd the retired President was frequently taken to South Africa for specialized treatment. He had complained of exhaustion times and often.
The former Head of State also spent most of his time at the Karen Hospital, where he was sent after falling ill at his Muthaiga house.
He reportedly experienced issues resulting from a car accident in 2002, which occurred as his convoy was leaving a campaign rally and occurred at the Machakos turn off.
Dr. Dan Gikonyo, the former President’s doctor, owns the Karen hospital, where he had been coming for check-ups every two weeks.
President Uhuru Kenyatta announced Kibaki’s death on Friday, calling it a “sad day for the country” and praising his predecessor as a great Kenyan.
According to medical personnel who talked to the press on the condition of anonymity, Mr. Kibaki was transported out of Karen hospital in a heavily guarded ambulance.
He had made a profound impact on the administration of his country during his time as the President. Mwai will forever be remembered for his excellent work and contribution.
Mwai Kibaki was married to Lucy Kibaki, whom they had four children together, as per his official Wikipedia profile.
The name of his children is Judy Wanjiku, Jimmy Kibaki, David Kagai, and Tony Githinji. The couple was also blessed with grandchildren named Joy Jamie Marie, Rachael Muthoni, Mwai Junior, and Krystinaa Muthoni.
Mwai’s family was taking good care of him while battling his illness. They would take him to the hospital as soon as any signs of his bad health were recorded.