According to a statement from Safaricom PLC, Bob Collymore passed away at his home on Monday morning following a 3 years battle with Acute Myeloid Leukemia
“He has been undergoing treatment for this condition since then in different hospitals and most recently at Aga Khan University Hospital in Nairobi,” the statement said.
“In recent weeks, his condition worsened and he succumbed to the cancer at his home in the early hours on Monday.” added the statement.
Jeff Koinange, who was his close friend, in an interview with Day break on citizen Tv described Bob’s last moments and how he was ready for any eventuality.
“A number of us had known this was coming…Bob had informed us. We knew he was not going to last very long” He said
“He had been told by his doctors not to make any long-term plans. I have never seen anyone more prepared for death than Bob. I was with him this Saturday (29th June 2019) and he kept saying “I have lived a good life…I have some regrets… it is not a perfect life but I am ready now.” ” He added.