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VIDEO: Jeff Koinange reveals the last thing Bob Collymore told him 2 days before his demise

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Jeff Koinange was a great friend of Bob Collymore and as such had a view of him that many Kenyans were not privy to. Jeff, it transpires was with the Safaricom CEO on Saturday afternoon, two days before his untimely demise.

The multi-talented entertainer revealed this in an interview on Citizen T.V. He explained that on Saturday afternoon he had to cut short a lunch date  was having with his mother and sister so he could to visit Bob.

Jeff said that Bob was prepared for his impending death, divulging that the doctors had told him he would be lucky to live past the month of July.

In the interview Jeff said;

In the video below, he mourns Bob and gives a hilarious story about the first day he met him:

Bob Collymore with Jeff Koinange
Bob Collymore with Jeff Koinange. The two were great friends.

 

We went to see him on Saturday at around 3 pm. We hang out with him, he was in a bit of pain, his spine was giving him some problem so he kept getting up and stretching his spine and then sitting back down.

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Bob-Collymore smiling in his heyday

He continued about the inspiring outlook that the Safaricom CEO had saying that he was prepared for his impending death. Jeff said;

I’m telling you, he kept saying, ‘Look, I have lived a good life, I have some regrets. It is not a perfect life, nobody is perfect, but I’m ready now.’ That was two days ago.

Collymore-wedding with Jeff attending
Jeff attending Collymore’s wedding in a file photo

Jeff described his last moments with Bob, revealing an indomitable spirit that the great CEO possessed saying;

He was in great spirit. we hang out for at least a couple of hours. In fact, we were the ones who even told him, ‘Listen bob, you look like you are getting tired, we will leave you to rest’. he did not want us to leave.

Jeff said that Collymore escorted them to their cars, where he told Bob that he would see him later on in the week. Bob responded in the affirmative with the last words Jeff would hear his friend utter, ‘No problem.’

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Bob Collymore with Jeff Koinange
Jeff Koinange interviewing Bob Collymore on his show

Jeff said that he later learnt that his friend was no more from Radio Africa CEO, Patrick Quarcoo.

Meanwhile, following his demise, tight security was mounted at his home in Nairobi’s upmarket, Kitusuru.

The compound was heavily guarded by private security, regular police and non-uniformed security officials, The Standard reported.

When the journalists visited the premises, they were told that the family needed some privacy and were instructed to visit Safaricom Headquarters along Waiyaki Way for a statement. .

“The wife has asked for privacy, the family will reach out to the media when they are ready to speak,” the security officials told them

 

The late Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore and his wife Wambui Kamiru on their wedding day

In addition, the media was forbidden from taking photographs or loitering around the home.

According to a statement from the mobile service provider, the Safaricom CEO passed away at his home on Monday morning.

 

The late Safaricom CEO Bob CollymoreSOURCE: Agencies

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  1. Geofrey audi

    July 6, 2019 at 2:19 pm

    Life is like flower it comes and goes.no one is permanent.we need to be prepared at all time.

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Polygamous MP proudly parades his two ‘First Ladies’ during political rally

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Nakuru East Member of Parliament, David Gikaria, recently excited a public gathering when he paraded and introduced his two wives to a gathering.

The incident happened during political rally under the ‘Inua Mama’ campaign in the MP’s home turf.

When invited by Nakuru Senator Susan Kihika to ‘greet’ the crowd, Gikaria seized the opportunity to introduce his wives.

“I’m the Nakuru East MP and when one has a wife or wives, he has to acknowledge them. I have several Nakuru Town East First Ladies. Let me introduce them to you,” Gikaria said while beckoning his wives to the podium.

Both wives stepped forward with smiles on their face as they waved to the cheering crowd.

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“This is Veronica Wairimu, she is the First Lady number one. And this one is Dorcas Wangui, she is also the First Lady number one B. First Lady number one C is not here, but I will bring her here another day,” the MP said while alternately embracing each of his two wives.

Gikaria’s declaration is well within Kenya’s law which allows a man to marry more than one woman.

In 2013, President Uhuru Kenyatta signed into law the Marriage Bill which legalised polygamy.

It brings civil law, where a man was only allowed one wife, into line with customary law, where some cultures allow multiple partners.

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VIDEO: Bahati breaks down on live TV while narrating his difficult childhood

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Kenyan gospel singer Bahati broke down while being interviewed on NTV’s The Trend show on Friday night, as he opened up about the pain of losing his mother at the young age of seven years.

The singer was overcome by emotions when the show host singer Antoneosoul asked him what he thinks his mother would say about him now.

The emotional Nyota hit maker started by saying how much he misses his late mother.

“At times I miss her… even when I’m growing, as a musician… at times I’m misunderstood… but I’m only trying my best… to make her proud,” a teary Bahati said.

“There are some stories that have been said that I cannot just share with the public. But to my mum everyday I work hard to make her proud,” he added.

Bahati also recounted what he went through as a boy when he witnessed his mother’s death.

“If I can remember so well I was seven at Huruma that is in Mathare constituency. My mum fell sick and I remember it was on 26 December coz watu walikuwa wanakula chapo. And the next day after Christmas niliona akitolewa na blanketi,” he narrated.

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Rachel Ruto meets Akothee, showers her with praise

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If you thought you have seen enough of popular musician Esther Akoth, famously known as Akothee, you are in for a big shock as the siren has captured the attention of Second Lady, Rachel Ruto, with her big heart and philanthropic activities in Turkana.

The mother of five held talks with the wife of Deputy President’s William Ruto on Friday who was left awestruck by her initiatives to give back to the less fortunate.

Mrs Ruto took to her social media pages to express her joy at having met the flamboyant businesswoman.

“It was really nice spending time with Esther Akoth ( Akothee) today! What a beautiful story of determination and drive. We thank God for the work Akothee foundation is doing especially in Turkana! Esther has great tenacity & a beautiful spirit! We wish you all the best!” wrote Rachel on Twitter.

The controversial singer also turned to her social media to thank Mrs Ruto for the invite and opportunity to present her projects while at the same time warning her detractors that they had not yet seen the best of her.

“Thank you for the invite Mama. When I finished presenting my Turkana Project to Mama Rachel of building cultural center, schools, dormitory for old people, water project, irrigation, hospitals then she added ‘and a church in each and every center. This touched my heart deep mom! Yes a church mum we all need God,” gushed Akothee.

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“For the rest who see every negative thing on every good course you will soon take back your insults. You will insult me, you will create enmity between me and innocent people. You will try to break me and sabotage everything that I do. But you know what, you can’t stop a determined anointed woman.”

She urged her critics to join hands with her in helping the needy in the society instead of bashing her.

“Charity is a call, it’s not something you learn In school and I can’t do it alone. We are all responsible to our neighbors. Do it in your own small way and get Gods rewards,” she said.

Madam Boss, as she calls herself, has a number of initiatives under her Akothee Foundation, which has seen her recently make several trips to the arid Turkana on humanitarian trips,”

-Nairobinews.com

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