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In pictures: Colourful send-off for ex-Safaricom boss Bob Collymore

NAIROBI
By Standard Digital Reporter | July 4th 2019

Ex- Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore’s memorial service was today held at the All Saints Cathedral in Nairobi, bringing together leaders from both political and corporate circles.

President Uhuru Kenyatta, DP William Ruto and former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair leaving the All Saints cathedral in Nairobi after attending a memorial service for the late Bob Collymore. [DPPS]

The colourful memorial service was graced by President Uhuru Kenyatta, First Lady Margaret, Deputy President William Ruto, Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair.

Speakers gave emotional accounts of how they interacted with the late Safaricom boss who died on Monday morning.

President Uhuru Kenyatta consoles Wambui Kamiru, wife to Bob Collymore at his funeral service at the All Saints Cathedral. [Wilberforce Okwiri/Standard]

Standard Digital captured the moments which marked remembrance of a man who served at the helm of Kenya’s biggest company and made friends with Kenyans during his nine-year stint.

President Uhuru consoles Sonja Beverly CollyMore as Wambui Kamiru looks on. [Wilberforce Okwiri/Standard]

 

Professor Njeri Wamae (Left), mother to Wambui Collymore with Sonja Beverly Frances CollyMore (Right), mother to Bob Collymore during a funeral service at the All Saints Cathedral. [Wilberforce Okwiri/Standard]

Baringo Senator Gideon Moi, Nairobi Senator Johnson Sakaja and Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua were also in attendance to remember the life and times of the Safaricom boss.

Director of Centum Investments and business conglomerate Chris Kirubi remembers friend Bob Collymore at his memorial service. [Wilberforce Okwiri/Standard]

Others guests present included Safaricom’s interim CEO Michael Joseph, former presidential aspirant Peter Kenneth and a close friend of Collymore, Director of Centum Investments and business conglomerate Chris Kirubi, ICT Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru, Wiper Leader Kalonzo Musyoka and businessman Manu Chandaria.

Zaheeda Suleman, Head of Brand Experience at Safaricom overwhelmed with emotion during Bob Collymore’s funeral service at All Saints Cathedral, Nairobi. [Wilberforce Okwiri/Standard]

 

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