BUSINESSMAN NAUSHAD Merali, founder of Kencell (now Airtel) and Sameer Group, dies in Nairobi, family confirms.
The tycoon died on Saturday, July 3 at around 4 am. His family confirmed.
The businessman was born on January 2, 1951, in Nairobi.
“I am deeply saddened by the passing away of Naushad Merali. A renowned and distinguished international entrepreneur, industrialist, and philanthropist. Our prayers are with Zarin, Yasmin and Sameer Merali,” ANC Party Leader Musalia Mudavadi tweeted on Saturday, July 3.
“We are very sad to hear of the passing on of Naushad Merali this morning. Our thoughts are with Sameer Merali and the rest of the Family. May he rest in peace,” Group Chief Technology Innovation Officer, Liquid Intelligent Technologies Kenya added.