Sports CS Amina Mohamed’s brother, Esmael Mohamed Jibril has died.
Jibril was one of the founders of Jibram Investments Limited and Java Coffee House, the popular coffee in East Africa. He died on Monday evening while receiving treatment in India.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has sent a message of condolence to the family, relatives and friends of the Nairobi-based entrepreneur.
Describing him as a highly motivated and gifted entrepreneur, President Uhuru lauded the late Jibril “whose successful businesses employed hundreds of young Kenyans.”
“As a country, we will forever owe a debt of gratitude to Mohamed for his role in making Kenya a better economy and, especially for the job opportunities he created for our people through his successful commercial interests,” said President Uhuru.