Sports, Culture and Heritage Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed has lost her husband.
Khalid Ahmed died this morning at Karen Hospital, Nairobi after a short illness. Various leaders and friends of the family have sent messages of condolence.
“May God the Almighty grant you and your family fortitude to bear the loss,” said ODM leader Raila Odinga. “Poleni sana. Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji’un.”
Tourism CS Najib Balala described Khalid as “a great man, generous to a fault and a pillar of strength to his family.”
He added: “To my sister and colleague Amb. Amina Mohamed, I share the loss and sadness, please accept my deepest heartfelt condolence from my family and I. May the Almighty Allah give you the fortitude to bear this great loss, and give the family the strength at this time of grief.