Lucy Kibaki

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Lucy Kibaki
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First Lady of Kenya
In office
30 December 2002 – 9 April 2013
Preceded byNgina Kenyatta1
Succeeded byMargaret Gakuo Kenyatta
Personal details
Born
Lucy Muthoni

1940
Mukurwe-ini
Died26 April 2016 (aged 76)
Bupa Cromwell Hospital, London
NationalityKenyan
Spouse(s)Mwai Kibaki (married. 1962)
ChildrenJimmy
David Kagai
Tony Githinji
Judy Wanjiku
ResidenceNairobi, Kenya

Lucy Muthoni Kibaki (1940 – 26 April 2016)[1] was a Kenyan socialite and philanthropist. She was the wife of former Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki. They were married in 1962. She was the First Lady of Kenya from 2002 to 2013. Kibaki was known for supporting disadvantaged and disabled people.[2] She chaired the Organization of the 40 African First Ladies Against HIV/Aids.[2]

Kibaki died on April 26, 2016, at Bupa Cromwell Hospital in London from a heart attack after suffering from a long-illness, aged 75.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Phombeah, Gray (2005-05-06). "Kenya's controversial first lady". BBC News. Retrieved 2011-08-09.
  2. 2.0 2.1 BBC News, 19 May 2006 Kenyan first lady in Aids storm
  3. Obwocha, Beatrice (26 April 2016). "Lucy Kibaki dies". Daily Nation.