CS Amina Mohamed’s Husband Dies at Karen Hospital

Ahmed passed away earlier on Thursday morning, July 29 at 5 am, after a short illness. He had been admitted at the Karen Hospital, Nairobi.

CS Amina Mohamed’s Husband Dies at Karen Hospital

Sports, Culture, and Heritage Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed is in mourning following the sudden death of her husband Khalid Ahmed.

Ahmed passed away earlier on Thursday morning, July 29 at 5 am, after a short illness. He had been admitted at the Karen Hospital, Nairobi.

Garowe Online, a news outlet in Somalia, was the first to report. A family spokesman soon confirmed Khalid's passing.

"It is with great sadness that I have learned of the passing on of Khalid Ahmed, husband to Ambassador Amina Mohamed. Khalid was a great man, generous to a fault and a pillar of strength to his family," Tourism CS Najib Balala eulogized.

Sports CS Amina Mohamed's husband Khalid Ahmed. /FILE 

This is not the first loss the CS has undergone earlier this year she lost her brother Esmael Mohamed Jibril who was receiving treatment in India. 

The deceased was a father of two and has been largely off the public while attending to his family and business.

President Uhuru Kenyatta condoled with the family, relatives and friends of the Nairobi entrepreneur in a press release issued by State House. 

The head of state described the deceased as a highly motivated and gifted entrepreneur whose successful businesses employed hundreds of young 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," the President mourned. 

President Uhuru Kenyatta in a past address while Sports CS Amina Mohamed looks on. /FILE