Renown businessman-cum-media owner Dr. Chris Kirubi is dead, his family has confirmed.
Dr Kirubi has been battling cancer since 2016 and has been under treatment since then.
The billionaire is the director at Centum Investment Company, a business conglomerate where he is the largest individual shareholder.
“It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dr. Christopher J. Kirubi who passed away today at 1 pm at his home after a long battle with cancer fought with fortitude, grace and courage,” his family said in a statement, adding that “he was surrounded by his family.”
At exactly 8:34 am, Dr Kirubi tweeted;
“Top of the morning to you, my dear friend. It doesn’t have to be a tiring Monday. Instead, I bring to you good tidings of favour, success, achievements, and happiness in the new week. Give yourself a go towards your success plan. Enjoy today and the rest of your week. #AskKirubi.”
He died at the age of 80.