Mama Sarah Anyango Obama is dead. She was 99 years old.
Mama Sarah is the grandmother of former United States President Barack Obama.
The 99-year-old, who has been sick for a while, died around 4.45am today, at Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Hospital in Kisumu while receiving treatment.
News about her demise was confirmed by her daughter, Marsat Obama, on the morning of Monday, March 29.
The nonagenarian was the third wife of Hussein Onyango Obama, the father to Barack Hussein Obama Senior- the father to the celebrated ex-US head of state.
She is expected to be laid to rest today (Monday) at Muslim Cemetery in Kisumu.