Safaricom chief executive officer Bob Collymore has died at his home early Monday morning.
According to a statement by the telecom’s chairman Nicholas Ng’ang’a, Mr Collymore has been down with Leukemia and his condition worsened in the recent weeks.
He has being treated at the UK and in different hospitals here in Kenya, the latest being Agha Khan University Hospital. He was married to wife Wambui Kamiru and has left three children.
The Guyanese-born British citizen took a medical leave in October 2017 to fight cancer.
Below is the statement from Safaricom’s chairman Nicholas Ng’ang’a, announcing Mr. Collymore passing on.