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Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore Passes On


Safaricom C.E.O Bob Collymore has passed on. Bob passed on at his home this morning according to a statement from the telecommunications giant.

The statement reads  ‘’In October 2017, Collymore went to the UK to receive treatment for Acute Myeloid Leukemia and returned in July 2018 to resume duties.

“He has been undergoing treatment for this condition since then in different hospitals and most recently at Aga Khan University Hospital in Nairobi. In recent weeks, his condition worsened and he succumbed to the cancer at his home in the early hours on Monday.”

Collymore leaves behind a wife and four children.

“On behalf of the board of SAFARICOM.PLC, we extend our deepest condolences to his family, staff, partners and the nation at large who he served selflessly and with joy,” Safaricom chairman Nicholas Nganaga said in the statement.

Below is the statement from the company on Bob Collymore ‘s passing on.

Rest well Bob! More updates to follow. 

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Nixon Kanali

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