Biwott’s daughter foregoes her inheritance

Rita and Charles Field-Marsham. Ms Rita Field-Marsham, a lawyer and humanitarian based in Canada, has sworn a deed of disclaimer releasing her one-fourteenth of Mr Biwott’s estate. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Rita is one of the two daughters of Johanna, a woman of Dutch origin, who married Mr Biwott in 1965. Her sister is Rhoda Jakobsoon.

  • Rita and Rhoda were among seven children of Mr Biwott that would each receive a fourteenth of the wealth that will be up for distribution.

  • Rita did not give reasons for her turning down of the offer in her statement that she filed on December 18, 2017.

One of the daughters of former Cabinet minister Nicholas Biwott has declined inheritance from her late father, leaving a chunk of the empire for division to other beneficiaries.


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