We regret to announce the death of Donald Buigut Kimutai, a long serving Council member of the University of Eldoret (2011 – 2016).
Kimutai served with distinction as the Principal Economist in the Budget Department and Donor Commodity
Co-ordinator; Deputy Secretary in the Treasury; Director of Budget in Treasury; Government appointed director at National Bank of Kenya, Kenya
Railways Corporation, Kenya Pipeline Corporation, Kenya Tourists Development Authority, Kenya Hotel Properties, Tana and Athi Development
Authority, Kerio Valley Development Authority.
He also served as Chairman of Central Tender Board of Kenya; Director of Budget & Financial Secretary/Accounting Officer in the Ministry of Finance;
Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health and Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Lands Reclamation, Regional and Water Development.
After retirement from the public service, he served as CEO, Industrial and Commercial Development Corporation (ICDC); Chairman of the
Consolidated Bank of Kenya Limited, Chairman of CDF Keiyo South and until his demise, council member of the University of Eldoret.
He is an alumni of the University of Nairobi (BA & B.Phil.) and York University, Canada (MSc); Alliance High School, Kikuyu (‘O’-level & ‘A’-level);
Board member of Alliance High School, Kikuyu and Metkei Girls’ High School and teacher at Kapsabet High School.
Loving Husband of Nancy Kimutai. Father of Caroline Jerono, Anthony Buigut, James Kiprotich and Jonathan Kipkurui. Father in-law of Leary Bryan.
Grandfather of Ruby and Ebony. Mentor of many. He was son of the late Kibuigut Cheboi and late Rebecca Kabon Kibuigut; brother of Kanaptany
Buigutt, Thomas T. Buigutt, late Kipsang Kisasam, Susan Soy and K.S. Buigutt. Nephew of late Daudi Cheboi, late Cheserem Cheboi, late Chepkeitany
Chebii, late Laban Chelashaw, late Kabon Taptuei, late Alexander Chebii and Mr. Kiprop Chelashaw. Son-in-law of late Chepkeitany Tumo and Grace
Siakwei Tumo. Cousin and uncle of many.
Family and friends are meeting at AIC Milimani, Nairobi and Wagon Hotel, Eldoret every evening starting on Monday 22 August from 5pm; a fundraiser
will be held on Wednesday, 24 August 2016 starting 5pm at AIC Milimani, Nairobi and Wagon Hotel, Eldoret; church service will be held at AIC
Milimani on Thursday, 25 August 2016 starting 10am. Contributions can be sent to paybill number 891300 Account Number 7824.
He will be laid to rest at his farm in Timboroa on Saturday, 27 August 2016.