Former Nairobi County official Dr. Robert Ayisi [photo:
Nov, 5th 2020 – Former Nairobi County official Dr. Robert Ayisi has today morning succumbed to COVID-19 complications. His death follows a fraudulent death alert posted on social media by current Nairobi governor Mike Sonko saying, Dr. Ayisi will “be remembered for his role in streamlining the health sector in Nairobi County.”
The deceased served as Nairobi County Secretary during former Governor Evans Kidero’s tenure. Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko was forced to apologize when he sent a message of condolence on Twitter in honor of Dr. Ayisi.
He said, “Dr Ayisi has been admitted at Mater Hospital in Nairobi where he has been receiving treatment for a while. It is with great sorrow and sadness that I announce the death of Dr Robert Ayisi, former County secretary and CEC Health, Nairobi County Government who has also served for a few months with my administration. He will be remembered for his role in streamlining the health sector in Nairobi County.“
He added that, “My deepest condolences to his family, relatives and friends, our thoughts and prayers are with you during this trying moment. You can count on our support. May his soul rest in eternal peace. Covid-19, especially the 2nd wave is real.“
The news about his death was confirmed by his family members.