RIP BOB COLLYMORE
Kenyans across all walks of life have celebrated the life of the late Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore, with everyone commending Bob for his investment in changing the lives of people and the community at large.
Bob Collymore (61) has succumbed to cancer at his home on the morning of July 2019 after a long battle with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML).
Below some of the condolences shared by Kenyans on twitter
Kavuu Musyoki : Amazing how #BobCollymore’s death has touched many of us that never met him or knew him personally; all that matters in this life is how you live with people & the footprints you leave behind. #RIPBobCollymore
nyanchama : Today i mourn my boss, a fine gentleman, a great leader, he was more of a friend to his employees. Rip sir #BobCollymore
Patience Nyange: I want to believe @bobcollymore’s life was one that ends with “I did my best with my 61 years on this earth! I shared my life with Kenyan’s! It’s time to rest” Go well @#BobCollymore A legend has rested.
Abdulfattah Yunus : One of the greatest minds we have had in Kenya … He believed in empowering the youth … Rest well .. RIP #Bobcollymore
Nyashinski ✪ : Rest in Peace Bob Collymore, such a great soul gone too soon. Kenya has lost a great man.! Sending my condolences to the family and friends! #RisingForTheGoal #BobCollymore
Global Compact Kenya : It is with great sadness that we have learned the passing on of #BobCollymore Bob was a former Board member of the UN @globalcompact & @GlobalcompactKE and an ardent champion of Ethical Business in Kenya & beyond. Our prayers are with his loved ones.
MICHAEL JOSEPH APPOINTED INTERIM CEO SAFARICOM
Former Safaricom CEO Michael Joseph has today been appointed the interim Chief Executive Officer at the telco giant with immediate effect.
Michael Joseph is a board member at Safaricom and the chairman of the Kenya Airways Board.