The remains of the late Rosebella Mudavadi will will jet into the country from the US on Friday, December 10, 2021, the family has announced.
Announcing his stepmother's death in November, Mudavadi said she died peacefully in her sleep.
“It’s with heavy hearts and profound sadness that we announce the death of Mama Rosebella Mudavadi, widow of the late Hon. Moses Mudavadi. My stepmother passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Nov 24, in Virginia, USA. May she Rest in Peace,” Mudavadi said in a statement on his social media pages.
The late Rosebella is the widow of former Cabinet Minister Moses Mudamba Mudavadi who passed on in the 90's.
In his message of condolence with the Mudavadi's family, President Uhuru Kenyatta eulogised Mama Rosebella as a family matriarch, elder, and leader whose contribution to Kenya's progress over the years shall be dearly missed.
"It is with a pained heart and deep sorrow that I have been informed of the passing away of Mama Rosebella Mudavadi. The demise of Mama Rosebella is not only a big blow to the Mudavadi family but to the whole nation of Kenya considering her immense contribution to our country's progress over the decades.
"Besides supporting her late husband's long political career, Mama Rosebella was a successful grassroots leader, community mobilizer, and mentor in her own right," the President mourned.