Khalid Ahmed the husband of Sports and Heritage Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed is dead.
The family said Khalid Ahmed died Thursday morning in Karen Hospital, Nairobi after a short illness.
A family spokesman said the incident happened at about 5 am.
Khalid, a father of two, was largely off public life while committed to his family and business.
Senior government officials rushed to her Nairobi home after the news of the death was made amid plans to bury him.
The family said the CS is more affected given she had in March 2021 lost her brother Esmael Mohammed Jibril, a prominent city businessman, while receiving treatment in India.
He was set to be buried later Thursday afternoon in line with the Muslim traditions.
President Uhuru Kenyatta mourned him as a gentleman, strong family pillar, and an astute businessman.