|First Lady of Kenya|
30 December 2002 – 9 April 2013
|Preceded by||Ngina Kenyatta1|
|Succeeded by||Margaret Gakuo Kenyatta|
Mukurwe-ini, Kenya Colony
|Died||26 April 2016 (aged 80)
Bupa Cromwell Hospital, London
|Spouse(s)||Mwai Kibaki (m. 1960)|
Lucy Muthoni was born in 1936. Her parents were the late Rev. John Kagai, a pastor of the Presbyterian Church of East Africa and Rose Nyachomba, in Mukurwe-ini, Nyeri County, Mount Kenya. She was educated at Alliance Girls High School, then trained as a teacher, working first at Kamwenja Teachers College and later at Kambui College in Kiambu, where she rose to the post of principal. She met Mwai Kibaki in 1959. After a two-year romance, the couple married in 1961, with Lucy quitting her teaching career in 1963. They had four children: Judy Wanjiku, Jimmy Kibaki, David Kagai and Tony Githinji. Kibaki was a patron of the Kenya Girl Guides Association.
Lucy was renowned for her volcanic temperament and jealousy for her husband's second wife, Mary.
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- "Alliance Girls High School: Historical Perspectives". Alliancegirlshigh.com. 1948-02-28. Retrieved 2011-08-09.
- KBC, 23 February 2007: First Lady assures KGGA of support Archived 25 June 2007 at the Wayback Machine.
- BBC News, 19 May 2006 Kenyan first lady in Aids storm