City Tycoon Chris Kirubi has fallen.
The reports about his death were announced by his close family members.
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dr. Christopher J. Kirubi (1941-2021) who passed away today, Monday the 14th of June, 2021 at 1pm at his home after a long battle with cancer.
Said the family, in a statement.
The prominent businessman who also doubles up as the chairman of Capital Limited Group have been suffering from cancer of the Colon, a disease that he was diagnosed with in 2017.
My Cancer was discovered by mistake.
Kirubi stated, when he first spoke about his fight against cancer.
Colon Cancer affects older adults though it is a disease that can happen at any age. Dr. Kirubi after being diagnosed flew out of the country to USA where he spent months in hospitals.
Before his death, Chris Kirubi had taken to twitter and penned down a message to Netizens.
Top of the morning to you, my dear friend. It doesn’t have to be a tiring Monday. Instead, I bring to you good tidings of favour, success, achievements and happiness in the new week. Give yourself a go towards your success plan. Enjoy today and the rest of your week.
Chris Kirubi tweeted
Leaders and Kenyans mourn Chris Kirubi
Leaders and Kenyans have mourned the late tycoon.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has mourned Chris Kirubi as a seasoned entrepreneur who founded and successfully ran some of the largest corporations in Kenya.
Chris Kirubi was my friend and one to many others and a mentor to even more. He was a dedicated entrepreneur and philanthropist who helped scores of Kenyans over time.My heartfelt condolences go to his family, friends and all those whose lives he touched. Rest In Peace Chris
ODM Leader Raila Odinga
I join Kenyans in mourning the passing of one of the country’s most visible business personalities. Chris Kirubi was an irrepressible boardroom operative, media personality, developer and investor whose interests traversed multiple sectors and enterprises.
Deputy President William Ruto
My family & I are greatly saddened on the passing of Chris Kirubi. “CK” was the embodiment of entrepreneurship building lasting legacies. His last tweet this morning summed up his essence: “… Give yourself a go towards your success plan.” That he did. Rest now my brother CK.
Former Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka
Speaker J, B Muturi: My commiserations to the family& friends of the late Dr.Chris Kirubi. His demise has robbed our country an illustrious entrepreneur with great business acumen&a patriot who has made a remarkable contribution to various sectors of our economy.May his soul rest in eternal peace
Joe W Muchiri: R. I. P. Folded hands to the man who gave a young man like me & many others a chance to pursue their childhood dream of working in radio Radio I spent 10 years of my life @CapitalFMKenya as an intern, production assistant, then head of production then part time presenter
Dj Joe Mfalme: To a man that I have admired and someone who gave so many of us opportunities. I have nothing but great and fond memories … My career kicked off at his station and his leadership and guidance has impacted so many of us… Thank you … To a great boss, leader and legend, Rest