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- President Uhuru Kenyatta with his new Aide-de-Camp, Lieutenant Colonel Timothy Stelu Lekolool, drawn from the Kenya Navy.
President Uhuru Kenyatta sent a condolence message to the family of East African Community Cabinet Secretary Adan Mohamed, whose father passed away on Friday, March 13.
On Saturday morning, March 14, Presidential Strategic Communication Unit (PSCU) released Kenyatta’s statement, mourning the death of Abdulla Mohammed Jari, who passed on at Nairobi hospital.
In his message of comfort to the family, Kenyatta described the late Mzee Abdulla as a patriot and hardworking man who was always mindful of the interests of his community and the nation.<!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–>
President Uhuru Kenyatta (left) with East African Community Cabinet Secretary Adan Mohamed at State House in 2017
The deceased served as an assistant chief in Elwak for 20 years before retirement.
“Mzee Abdulla was a great Kenyan who served this nation with dedication and commitment.
“His simplicity in handling community matters endeared him to many people,” Kenyatta eulogised.
The head of state also lauded the late for being a great father.
“Indeed the virtues of hard work can be traced in his children’s lives as they have continued to serve our great nation with great commitment,” the President added.
The President prayed to God to give the family of Mzee Abdulla strength and fortitude to bear the loss.
CS Adan Mohamed is a prominent Kenyan banker and entrepreneur. He previously served as the Managing Director of Barclays Bank in East and West Africa and also served as Industrialisation CS.<!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–>
East African Community Cabinet Secretary Adan Mohamed at State House in 2017
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