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Public allowed three days to pay their last respect to Kibaki ahead of Saturday burial

Kenyans will be allowed three days to view the body of former President Mwai Kibaki ahead of the state burial scheduled for 30 April.

Addressing the nation as part of Kibaki’s funeral committee, Interior CS Fred Matiangi, said the former president’s remains will be placed at the National Assembly for three days beginning Monday 25th.

We are going to provide details and a map to Kibaki’s Nyari office for senior members of the public and diplomats who may want to visit with the family

CS Matiang’i

“The president’s body will lie in the national assembly for three days between Monday 25th and Wednesday 27th for the members of the public and the rest of the country’s leadership to pay their respects,” Matiang’i said.

The CS also noted that a comprehensive plan will be released with details of upcoming activities to take place before the burial.

Matiang’i further added that members of the public wishing to visit the family may do so on 26 and 27 April at president Kibaki’s Nyari office.

“We are going to provide details and a map to Kibaki’s Nyari office for senior members of the public and diplomats who may want to visit with the family,” Matiangi added.

The former president’s funeral committee will also station condolence books in public institutions across the country for interested members of the public to sign and have their condolence in writing.

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