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Wife Of Late Naivas Chairman Passes On Weeks After Husband

Wanjiru Gashwe. [PHOTO/ COURTESY]

Monica Wanjiru Gashwe, the wife of the late Naivas Supermarket chairman and co-founder Simon Gashwe has died, three weeks after the husband.

Mrs Gashwe died at the age of 58 at the Aga Khan University Hospital after a long illness, according to an announcement by the family.

The two married in 1982 and had four children together. They had eight grandchildren.

The husband died in the same hospital three weeks ago after suffering a stroke while at home.

Read: Naivas Supermarkets Chairman Simon Gashwe Passes On

Mr Gashwe was one of the four directors with a 25 per cent stake at Naivas. Naivas is one of the country’s largest supermarket chain with over 54 outlets.

Naivas founder Peter Kago, died in 2010 and left his children in charge of the business.

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Written by Francis Muli

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