The wait is over.
Mariam Kigenda and her daughter Amanda Mutheu will now be able to be laid to rest.
The car involved in the Likoni ferry tragedy and the bodies were retrieved from the depths of the Indian Ocean today evening.
The recovery operation to retrieve the ill-fated Toyota Isis, registration plate KCB 289C, and the bodies happened at 4pm after what has been a 13-day wait.
The team in charge of the operation managed to successfully hook the crane to the vehicle in the morning, a challenge they faced on Thursday, leading to the postponement of the process.
Balloons were attached to the car to enable it to float as it was being taken out of the ocean.
A short prayer service will be conducted at the berth.
The DCI are at the scene.
Widower John Wambua has to identify the body before it is removed from the scene. Special prayers were conducted at the scene with a pastor seen sprinkling what seems to be holy water on the car.