Former government pathologist Alex Kirasi Olumbe is dead
Former Government pathologist Alex Kirasi Olumbe is dead.
His brother Godfrey Indago confirmed that Olumbe had died
“We just received the message from his son that he died two days ago. We don’t have much information,” he said.
Speaking to the Star on Friday, he said that Olumbe had been suffering from Colon Cancer since 2010.
However, the family is yet to know the real cause of death.
” As must he had colon cancer, we are waiting for the postmortem result on what caused his death,” Indago added.
He was appointed chief government pathologist in 1998.
Olumbe was born on February 4, 1963, in North Maragoli.
He was the son of Jotham and Fanice (Isanjili) Olumbe.
The former pathologist was married to Jacqueline Wills and the two were blessed with three children; Mwanaisha Kagusha, Donald Washe Indeheri, Diana Laura Eboso
Olumbe spent his early childhood in Kaloleni estate in Nairobi’s Eastlands and went to Pumwani Secondary school.
The late Olumbe got a Diploma in medicine from, the London Society of Apothecaries in 1996.
Still, in the same year, he obtained a Diploma in Forensic Medicine at the Royal College of Pathologists, Australia.
Olumbe at the University of Nairobi obtained his Bachelor of Science in Surgery and Master in Pathology.
•Teacher Raval’s Secondary School, Nairobi, 1982-1983.
•Medical officer at Nyeri Hospital, 1988-1989.
•Registar in pathology University Nairobi Medical School/Ministry of Health, 1989-1993.
•Forensic pathologist Minister Health, Kenya, 1993-1998.
Courtesy: The Star
RIP my friend and “A” Level classmate,1980-81,Njiri High Sch,Murang’a.I remember the days we would meet frequently in Olympic,Kibera bt since you left for Australia,we haven’t met.May you rest with the angels.