Mama Sarah Onyango Obama, the grandmother of former US President Barack Obama died on Monday morning while receiving treatment at Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral hospital. in Kisumu.
Mama Sarah Obama had been admitted has been sick for a short while and she met her death at the intensive care unit. The family has confirmed that she did not die of Covid19 through the spoke person Sheihk Musa.
She came into the limelight after Obama became the senator and later the US president, and she has managed to keep a low profile focusing on helping the vulnerable. She was the third wife of President Obama’s paternal grandfather.
At 99 years old, she will be remembered as a loving and celebrated philanthropist who graciously shared the little she had with the less fortunate in her community as stated by President Uhuru Kenya.
The family is making arrangements to have her buried on Tuesday at her Kogelo home
May her soul Rest In peace and condolence to the family.