Safaricom To Close Shops In Honour Of Bob Collymore

July 3, 2019

Safaricom is planning to shut down its shops for four hours on Thursday 4th July between the hours of 10:30 am and 2:30 pm in honor of Bob Collymore who succumbed to cancer on Monday at age 61.

The telco says the closure is meant to give Kenyans a chance to reflect on his life, “As a mark of respect for our cherished leader, Safaricom shall be closing all our shops countrywide on Thursday 4th July 2019 between the hours of 10.30am and 2.30pm,” the statement indicated.

A day after his death, the firm announced the appointment of former CEO and Kenya Airways Chairman as his replacement in an interim capacity.

At a private ceremony attended by close family, friends and few Safaricom staff, his body was cremated at Kariokor. A memoriaal is planned later this week to celebrate his life.

More to follow.

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