Sports Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed’s brother Jibril Mohamed has died while receiving treatment in India.
Mr Jibril, a prominent city businessman died on Monday, March 1, 2021.
President Uhuru Kenyatta sent his condolences to the CS’s family and eulogized the deceased as a motivated and gifted entrepreneur whose successful businesses created job opportunities for many 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 the President.
The late Mohamed Jibril was associated with Jibram Investments Limited and Java Coffee House, East Africa’s leading coffee outlet among other businesses.
Amani National Congress (ANC) party leader Musalia Mudavadi also took to his Twitter page to send his sympathy messages.
“It is never easy losing a sibling. Take heart that he is now in a better place. May his soul rest in peace,” Mudavadi said.
In 2018 the CS lost another one of her brothers at Meridian Hospital in Nairobi West where he had been rushed following a short illness.
Jibril is said to have complained of being unwell before he was rushed to hospital.