Written by on June 14, 2021

The chairman of Capital Group Limited has been confirmed dead by his family on Monday 14th of June 2021 after battling with cancer since 2016.

The news of his demise was posted on social media on Monday, June 14, by his family.. “Its with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dr. Christopher J.Kirubi(1941-2021) who passed away today, Monday the 14th of June,2021 at 1pm at his home after a long battle with cancer. Fought with fortitude, grace and courage. He was surrounded by his family

Kenyan Billionaire Businessman Chris Kirubi Dies At Age 80

The billionaire was in and out of hospital, receiving treatment for cancer which includes being flown to the United States for a specialized treatment way back in 2017.

During his health battle Chris Kirubi said that

“One thing I have come to discover is that in the end,you are alone.Your friends may love you but eventually you have to deal with your sickness personally”

Few hours before his death the late Chris Kirubi tweeted,

Top of the morning to you, my dear friend. It doesn’t have to be a tiring Monday. Instead, I bring to you good tidings of favor, success, achievements and happiness in the new week. Give yourself a go towards your success plan. Enjoy today and the rest of your week. #AskKirubi

At the time of his passing, he served as the director of Centum Investment, and the chairman of Capital Group Limited that owns Capital FM,a radio station based in Nairobi.

May you rest in peace and my heartfelt condolences to his family’

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