president uhuru and balala’s message of condolence to cs amina mohamed following demise of her husband



by Helvine Achieng July 29, 2021

President Uhuru Kenyatta has sent a message of condolence to the family of Sports Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed following the death of her husband Khalid Hossain Ahmed. President Kenyatta mourned Mr Ahmed as a gentleman and a strong pillar of his family.

“I have received the disheartening news of the passing away of Mr Khalid Ahmed with great sadness. Mr Ahmed was a great person, a gentleman and a strong pillar of his family.

"My deepest condolences to my colleague and friend Cabinet Secretary Amina, the children and the extended family as they come to terms with the sudden passing away of Mr Ahmed.

"I pray that God, the Almighty grants you the fortitude and grace to go through this difficult period of mourning your beloved spouse, father and relative," the President condoled with CS Mohamed.

"It is very unfortunate that death has robbed our country of a gifted businessman whose contribution to the progress of our nation shall be dearly missed," the President eulogised.

On the other hand, Cabinet Secretary for Tourism Najib Balala, also expressed his condolences thus sharing, 

“It is with the great sadness that I have learnt of the passing on of Khalid Ahmed, husband to Amb. Amina Mohamed, Cabinet Secretary – Sports, Culture & Heritage,” Balala said.

Balala remembered the late businessman as a great man, generous to a fault, and a rock for his family.

“To my sister and colleague Amb. Amina Mohamed, I share the loss and sadness, please accept my deepest heartfelt condolence from my family and I.” “May the Almighty Allah give you the fortitude to bear this great loss, and give the family the strength at this time of grief. Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji’un (Indeed, to God we belong and to God we shall return)”