Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho is mourning the death of his nephew, Abubakar Hussein, who succumbed to cancer on Saturday, April 29.
Hussein died aged four after undergoing cancer treatment for three years.
Joho took to his Twitter page to break the sad news.
He wrote: “I am deeply saddened by the loss of my beloved nephew Abubakar Hussein. The charming four year old boy was diagnosed with Cancer. He has been undergoing treatment for 3 years. He put up a good fight for his life. The Almighty has lifted the burden off his shoulders.
“To my brother Hussein and your wife Sausan, I ask Allah (SWT) to bless you with patience, strength, courage and peace in the face of your loss.”