“The world has lost an astute statesman and public servant, business icon and a family man,” -says President Uhuru Kenyatta as mourns former US President George H.W Bush

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NAIROBI, Kenya

 

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta mourned former US President George Herbert Walker Bush who on Friday aged 94.

President Kenyatta said former President Bush will be remembered for his commitment to world peace and stability, democracy and freedom for which he dedicated his entire life.

President Kenyatta said the world has lost an astute statesman and public servant, business icon and a family man who will be emulated by many the world over.

“The 41st President of the United States has left behind a globally distinctive record in the military, international politics, business and family spheres all wrapped up in one”, said President Kenyatta.

President George Herbert Walker Bush is survived by his five children and their spouses, 17 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and two siblings. He was preceded in death by his wife of 73 years, Barbara; his second child Pauline Robinson ‘Robin’ Bush; and his brothers Prescott and William or ‘Bucky’ Bush.