Former NTV news anchor Winnie Mukami passed away on Wednesday, March 18 at The Nairobi Hospital where she was receiving treatment.
According to reports shared online the public relations consultant succumbed due to covid-19 related complications.
For over three years, Mukami has been a member of the Kenya Pipeline Board.
According to her family, Mukami was last admitted at the hospital last Friday.
“Former NTV anchor Winnie Mukami has died, family says she was admitted last Friday in hospital,” said NTV podcast editor James Smart.
Journalist who are mourning her death took to their social media pages sending condolences messages to Mukami’s family.
“Just got the news that we have lost another media colleague, former NTV news anchor Winnie Mukami. Condolences to her family and friends as she rests,” Radio Africa Group Editor Oliver Mathenge wrote.
Nairobi based lawyer Jakakimba also mourned the anchor stating that she was a true patriot dedicated to serve her country.
“I am terribly saddened at the passing on of my friend Winnie Mukami, former NTV anchor and KPC Board Member. Over the past two years, I came to know her as a true patriot who in the background, loved and served her country with dedication. Winnie yearned for a united Kenya. Rest well, WM,” wrote Jakakimba.
This comes days after journalist Robin Njogu passed away.
Njogu died on Tuesday, March 15, at the Aga Khan Hospital where he was undergoing treatment.
Njogu’s passing came just days after the death of his beloved mother.
Do you have a story you would like us to publish? Please reach us through firstname.lastname@example.org or call/SMS +254 731 469269