KOT mourns Mwai Kibaki as a leader who valued service delivery
Kenyans on Twitter (KOT) have eulogized Mwai Kibaki as a visionary and focused leader who worked hard to improve the lives of Kenyans.
Kibaki’s death was announced on Friday by President Uhuru Kenyatta. The deceased served as Kenya’s third President.
One Twitter user remembered President Kibaki as a quiet and focused president who valued delivery of assigned responsibility without being followed.
May the soul of our dear 3rd President HE Mwai Kibaki Rest In Peace
He was quiet and focused President.
He valued delivery of assigned responsibility without being followed.
He was intelligent and witty.
— John N. Onsaki (@john_onsaki12) April 22, 2022
Another noted that President Kibaki conquered the world and inspired many.
Fare the well, you conquered this world,an inspiration to many being one of them🕊️.
— Wainaina Chege (@daviechege) April 22, 2022
He was also eulogized as the greatest president the country ever had.
The greatest president of Kenya in my life time so far. Rip
— Kennedy Otieno (@Kennedy47298914) April 22, 2022
Kibaki was also eulogized as a great leader who will go down in history as a hero who believed in economic stabilization.
A great leader who will go down books of history and life of Kenya. He was a hero in whom all Kenyans believed for his economic stabilization. His tenure is the only one when putting food on table was not a matter of life and death. Rest easy Hero.
— Mpoa_Marto (@mpoa_marto) April 22, 2022
Kibaki was praised as a selfless leader who served his country well considering the circumstances.
Farewell Emilio Mwai Kibaki. You served your country well, everything considered.
— David Makali (@davidmakali1) April 22, 2022
Sad day for our country.
This has been the greatest man in our land since independence.
— ithagu wa'NJEERI. (@ithagu1) April 22, 2022
Another Kenyan also thanked Kibaki for his service to the nation.
The greatest Economist of all time.
H.E Mwai kibaki.
May you rest well.
Thank you for serving us well.
You were a hero within and without Kenyan boarders. pic.twitter.com/KQCoQxRWEI
— sharleen Wambui (@sharleen_wambui) April 22, 2022
Mwai Kibaki will be remembered for his humility, love for peace and diverse development in the great land of Kenya, another Kenyan said on Twitter.
Former President Mzee Mwai Kibaki will be highly remembered for His Humility,love for peace and diverse development in this great republic of Kenya…RIP 😭.. Forever a champion and a true Patriot pic.twitter.com/ClHjpD11uP
— Wycliffe🇰🇪🇰🇪🇰🇪 (@Wyclifffe_KE) April 22, 2022
He was also eulogized as a legend and promised to try our best to uphold his legacy.
Not many people can accomplish in 3 lifetimes what you did in one lifetime. You are indeed a legend and we will try our best to uphold your legacy. Rest in peace Mwai Kibaki #RipMwaiKibaki #RipKabaki pic.twitter.com/zQtLHjQvYv
— Hon. Ezekiel Machogu Ombaki, CBS (@HonMachogu) April 22, 2022
RIP IN OUR HEARTS YOULL LIVE FOREVER YOU REALLY MADE OUR ECONOMY STABLE 😪😪😪we really suffering now go watch us from above my president RIP
— finesse (@Derriq9) April 22, 2022
The late President Kibaki dies at 90. He was sworn in on December 2002 as the third President of Kenya.
Following his death, President Uhuru announces a period of national mourning with flags flying at half-mast until he is buried.