Knut deputy treasurer Abdi Hussein dies in Nairobi
Kenya National Union of Teachers (Knut) deputy national treasurer Ali Abdi Hussein is dead.
Abdi died on Sunday while receiving treatment at the Nairobi Hospital.
Confirming the incident, Knut Secretary General Collins Oyuu said Abdi had been admitted with Covid-19 related complications.
“It is with a heavy and sad heart that I announce the untimely demise of our brother Mwalimu Ali Abdi Hussein who has been critically ill at the Nairobi Hospital for the last three weeks,” Oyuu said in a statement.
The Knut boss said Abdi was a distinctive leader, a hardworking servant, soft spoken, passionate and a progressive figure.
“On behalf of the Knut national leadership, the National Executive Council, entire Knut-Kenya leadership and the teachers of Kenya, I wish to pass my sincere condolences to his family and friends.
“We mourn and pray with the family and friends at this moment of grief,” Oyuu added.