President Yoweri Museveni has sent out commiserations to the people of Kenya following the passing of the country’s former President Mwai Kibaki
Kibaki, who served as Kenya’s third president, from 2003 to 2013 passed away on Friday at the age of 90.
President Museveni in a brief message described the fallen leader a great statesman.
“I extend, on behalf of the people of Uganda, heartfelt sympathies to the family of H.E Kibaki, H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya and all Kenyans, upon the loss of a Great Statesman. Mzee Mwai Kibaki was a transformational leader and a true Pan-Africanist,” he said.
Museveni recounted that while still president, Kibaki he played a fundamental role in achieving socio-economic transformation and prosperity for the Kenyan people.
“He was active in deepening the roots of African unity and cooperation for peace, development and security.”
“As he rests from his earthly responsibilities, let the young generation study his exemplary deeds and emulate this Great Son of Africa. He will be remembered for his faithful and excellent service to his motherland and Africa.