Lucy Kibaki will be remembered for…
26 April 2016, 14:05
Nairobi - Apart from working as a teacher before rising becoming the wife of Kenya's third President, here are some of the things the former First Lady Lucy Kibaki will be remembered for:
The late First Lady was very protective of her husband, and was the first woman to force a sitting President to call a press conference to announce that he has only one wife following rumours that Mwai Kibaki had a secret second wife. The former Head of State also told the press that he has four children with Lucy.
Lucy had a bitter-sweet relationship with members of the fourth estate, whom she constantly accused of spreading lies. She once stormed Daily Nation offices over a negative coverage and slapped a cameraman working for the same media group for filming her.
Mama Lucy Kibaki Hospital was named after her, perhaps because of her passion for the wellbeing of children and women.
Kenyans on Twitter have also shared their memories, and will remember her for: