The widow of former Vice President Michael Kijana Wamalwa has died.

Wife of Former Vice President Dies

Yvonne Wamalwa passed away in Nanyuki, according to family sources.

Yvonne was married to Kenya's 8th Vice President at an English-themed wedding in 2003.

Michael would later pass on at a London hospital in August of the same year.

After her husband's death, Wamalwa's widow kept a low profile and made a short stint as a diplomat.

Under President Mwai Kibaki, Yvonne served as a one-time Deputy Permanent Representative of Kenya to Habitat, Deputy High Commissioner to Australia and Deputy Director, Parliamentary and County Government Directorate.

She attended Cardinal Otunga Girls High School, the Kenya Polytechnic (Hotel Management and Tourism) and Murdoch University (Terrorism and International Security) i

The former diplomat leaves behind two children.