Former United States President, Barack Obama has lost his grandmother.
Mama Sarah, as she was popularly called passed away in the early hours of Monday morning. She was 99 years old.
Her demise was confirmed by her daughter, Marsat Obama, who said that she died at Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital, Kisumu at around 4:45am.
According to a close family member, Mama Sarah Onyango Obama is to be buried today, if possible or tomorrow latest, according to Muslim rites.
“We are trying to see whether we shall be able to bury her today and if not, we shall bury her tomorrow,” the relative said.
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