BY OLIVIA MUNGWANA
Kenyan paleoanthropologist and conservationist Dr Richard Leakey is dead.
The former Head of Public Service passed away on Sunday.
Over the years, Dr. Leakey served in several public service roles among them as Director of the National Museums of Kenya and Chairman of the Kenya Wildlife Service Board of Directors.
“Besides his distinguished career in the public service, Dr Leakey is celebrated for his prominent role in Kenya’s vibrant civil society where he founded and successfully ran a number of institutions among them the conservation organization WildlifeDirect,” said President Kenyatta.