IN MOURNING

Uhuru condoles with AU Commission Chairperson Faki after brother's death

Dr. Outhman, a neurosurgeon based in Germany died suddenly while visiting his home City of Ndjamena in Chad.

In Summary

• The President regretted the passing away of Outhman saying the cruel hand of death had robbed the Mahamat family and the Republic of Chad of a great person whose expert skills as a top medical doctor were highly sought after.

• Dr Outhman, a neurosurgeon based in Germany died suddenly while visiting his home City of Ndjamena in Chad.

President Uhuru Kenyatta during the Mashujaa Day celebrations at Wang’uru stadium in Kirinyaga county on October 20, 2021.
President Uhuru Kenyatta during the Mashujaa Day celebrations at Wang’uru stadium in Kirinyaga county on October 20, 2021.
Image: MERCY MUMO

President Uhuru Kenyatta has condoled with the family of the African Union Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat following the death of his younger brother Outhman Hassan Mahamat.

Dr Outhman, a neurosurgeon based in Germany died suddenly while visiting his home City of Ndjamena in Chad.

In his message on Friday, the President regretted the passing away of Outhman saying the cruel hand of death had robbed the Mahamat family and the Republic of Chad of a great person whose expert skills as a top medical doctor were highly sought after.

"As a neurosurgeon, Dr Outhman Mahamat used his medical skills to benefit mankind by easing and saving lives of those who were in need of his expert services," President Uhuru condoled with the family.

The President prayed to God to give the Mahamat family strength and fortitude as they come to terms with the untimely death of their beloved kin.

"At this time of sorrow, I pray that God gives you courage and solace as you mourn your loved one," the President said in a message to the AU Commission Chairperson.

Mahamat is the Chief Executive Officer, legal representative of the AU and the AU Chairperson’s Chief Accounting Officer.

He is directly responsible to the Executive Council for the discharge of his duties.

Edited by D Tarus