, NAIROBI, Kenya Dec 30 – National Cohesion and Integration Commission (NCIC) Vice Chairperson Fatuma Tabwara will be buried on Monday afternoon, the family says.
Tabwara will be laid to rest at her home in Kwale.
The newly appointed NCIC commissioner was pronounced dead at the Diani Cottage Hospital where she was rushed on Sunday morning when she collapsed while attending a wedding ceremony for her niece in Matuga within Kwale County, a family source said.
A medical doctor who examined her at the hospital is reported to have informed the family that she suffered a heart attack.
The family source who spoke to us said Tabwara will be buried on Monday.
The burial will be attended by several NCIC Commissioners led by Chairman Samuel Kobia.
Tabwara, who took up the new job in November, holds a Masters in Education Planning & Administration from Mount Kenya University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Kenyatta University.
Prior to her appointment, Tabwara was a Political and Policy Advisor to Kwale Governor Salim Mvurya.
She has previously worked in the selection panel of Chairperson, County Public Service Board in Kwale County and as Vice-Chairperson.
She has participated in the formation of the sexual harassment policy in Kwale County Government among other various leadership roles.