Lying in state for the late President MWAI KIBAKI comes to a close
The public viewing of the body of the late President Mwai Kibaki at Parliament Buildings came to a close on Wednesday, 27th April 2022.
The public was accorded three days of the late president lying in state to pay their last respects.
Kenyans from different walks of life used the opportunity to pay their last homage to the late President who they described as a great leader.
Kibaki will be remembered for introducing free primary education, Constituency Development Funds and constructing 44.5 km Thika Superhighway which connects Nairobi with Central Kenya, among others achievements.
Preparations are currently underway for the national requiem mass to be held at Nyayo National Stadium on Friday, 29th April 2022, before the late president is laid to rest at his rural home in Othaya, Nyeri County, central Kenya, on Saturday, 30th April 2022.
Kibaki breathed his last on Friday, April 22, 2022, aged 90.
He served as the third president between 2003 and 2013.©Standard Gazette, 2021. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s publisher is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Standard Gazette with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.