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Grief stricken Bob Collymore’s relatives in pictures

By Mercy Asamba | July 2nd 2019 at 16:07:21 GMT +0300

Bob Collymore’s wife Wambui Kamiru (in grey jacket) and other family members outside the Lee funeral home in Nairobi. (Edward Kiplimo, Standard)

A somber mood hung in the air at Lee Funeral Home on Tuesday morning as family and friends of Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore went to move his body to  Kariokor Hindu Crematorium in Nairobi for cremation according to his wishes.

Family and friends of the late Bob Collymore outside the Lee funeral home. (Edward Kiplimo, Standard)

Bob Collymore died on Monday, July 1, at the age of 61 at his home in Nairobi after a long battle with cancer.

A hearse carrying the remains of late Bob Collymore leaving the Lee Funeral Home. (David Gichuru, Standard)

At Kariokor, the body was put in a room and only his wife, children, mother and sister were allowed.

Kariokor Crematorium in Nairobi during Bob Collymore’s send off. [Edward Kiplimo, Standard]

Personnel at the facility told The Standard that the process began at 11:00hrs and ended shortly before 13:00hrs.

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According to Safaricom chairman Nicholas Ng'ang'a, a memorial service is planned for later this week.

The Hindu Shamsan Bhumi Crematoria Center at Kariakor in Nairobi where the body of the Late Safaricom boss Bob Collymore was cremated. [Phillip Orwa, Standard]

He leaves behind a wife and four children.


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