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Yvonne Wamalwa dies in Nanyuki

Thursday January 25 2018

Yvonne Wamalwa

Yvonne Wamalwa, widow of former Vice President Michael Wamalwa Kijana who has died in Nanyuki on January 25, 2018 according to family sources. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP 

DAVID MWERE
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Yvonne Wamalwa, widow of former Vice President Michael Wamalwa Kijana is dead, a family source says.

Mrs Wamalwa died at her sister's home in Nanyuki on Thursday morning.

The family is currently making arrangements to airlift her body to Lee Funeral Home in Nairobi.

Michael Kijana Wamalwa married Yvonne just

Michael Kijana Wamalwa married Yvonne just months before his death. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

Until her death, Mrs Wamalwa was the Deputy Director in the Asia and Australasia Directorate in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

She married Mr Wamalwa in 2003.

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The former vice president died on 23 August, aged 58, at London's Royal Free Hospital, where he had been undergoing treatment for several weeks.

Water and Irrigation Cabinet Secretary Eugene

Water and Irrigation Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa (centre) and Yvonne Wamalwa, widow of the late Vice President, Michael Kijana Wamalwa lay wreaths on the grave of the late Vice President during a memorial service on August 23, 2015.