Former permanent Secretary Ministry of Finance Chris Kassami has died.
He died Friday morning in the Kenyan capital Nairobi.
Keith Muhakanizi, the secretary to the Treasury, who replaced Kassami in 2013, described that late as “a gentleman, professional economist, good manager and administrator”.
He was 67 years old at the time of his death.
Kassami who was educated at the University of Dar es Salaam joined the Finance ministry in 1972 as an economist.
Kassami retired in 2013 after 40 years in civil service, 20 of which as permanent Secretary.