Renowned University of Nairobi lecturer and sociologist Ken Ouko has died of Covid-19 complications, UoN communications director John Orindi has confirmed.
He had been admitted at the Aga Khan hospital in critical condition.
The celebrated professor died today morning.
Friends, colleagues and former students have sent their messages of condolence and below are some of them.
Francis Onditi: My deepest condolences to the family and the UoN academic fraternity.
The best sociological analyst ever! When we were growing up in the UoN Towers of Knowledge, some of us aspired to be like him! A man of eloquence and analytical prowess RIP.
Isaac Adekah Eboyi: Oooh nooo this was my lecturer ,,He impacted on us great knowledge and I can’t deny the fact that he shaped our lives of today.Rest in peace Ken Ouko.
James Obewa: Rip my professor..may your gentle soul find repose in eternal bliss.
Henry Mien:Wah! Spoke to him in less than 2 weeks ago. I just can’t believe it!
Fredrick Metuo Sumare: God why please why God please God my lecturer God Kenny Rest in peace brother.
May he rest in peace and may his family find peace in this trying moment. He died aged 56.