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Mwai Kibaki mourns Yvonne Wamalwa in special message

Retired President of Kenya Mwai Kibaki has mourned the untimely demise of Yvonne Wamalwa, wife of the Late Kijana Wamalwa in a special statement.

Kibaki – who appointed Yvonne as as Deputy Permanent representative of Kenya to the United Nations Habitat Offices in Nairobi following the death of her husband – has eulogized the her as a selfless and dedicated woman.

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“I learnt of the passing on of Yvonne with sadness, given how closely I worked with her husband. She not only demonstrated her selflessness service to the family but further dedicated herself in representing the country”,  Kibaki said in a statement on Friday.

The former Head of State added that Yvonne served the country with dedication and commitment.

“The passing of Yvonne has robbed us of a selfless leader who was a role model in her community and in the nation. Hers was servant leadership. As an ambassador, it was always about the interests of Kenya. She served with the distinction the country needed,” he said.

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This comes as other prominent Kenyans,;ed by President Uhuru Kenyatta, took to social media to send their condolence messages.

Yvonne died on January 25 while undergoing treatment at Nanyuki Cottage hospital.

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