Former US President Barack Obama is mourning the loss of his step-grandmother, Mama Sarah Obama who passed on yesterday 29th March 2021 at the Jaramogi Oginga Teaching and Referral hospital in Kisumu where she was receiving treatment.
Taking to his social media, Barack shared memories of his grandmother highlighting her kind-hearted nature and hard work. He went on to reveal that thanks to his grandmother, he learned more about his heritage and his late father.
In his message of grief, Barack Obama noted that despite the fact that they will miss her dearly, they choose to instead celebrate with gratitude her long and remarkable life. Mama Sarah Obama who died aged 99, was buried earlier today in accordance with the Muslim laws.