Preparations for retired President Daniel Arap Moi ‘s burial are underway.
Moi, who was the second President of Kenya and ruled for 24 years, died on Tuesday while receiving treatment at the Nairobi hospital.
He will be laid to rest at his Kabarak home in Nakuru County on Wednesday next week.
There will be a 19-gun salute.
Here’s a schedule of Moi’s last journey
February 8 (Saturday) – 10 (Monday): Moi’s body shall lie in parliament. This is because it is
Part of the state burial arrangement to honour the president.
8:05 am The cortege will leave Lee Funeral Home for Parliament buildings, escorted by the former first family.
The casket will be draped in the Kenyan flag.
10:05 am: President Uhuru Kenyatta will lead Kenyans in viewing the body.
The body still lying in state at Parliament.
Viewing of the body is open to public.
Body still lying in parliament and viewing still going on.
Body leaves Parliament.
Casket draped in the flag under escort on a gun carriage proceeds to Nyayo National Stadium
The procession arrives at the stadium.
Memorial service set to be attended by several heads of state and Kenyans starts led by A.I.C (African Inland Church)
Burial takes place at his home with family and close friends only in attendance.
Head of Public Service Joseph Kinyua yesterday while addressing the nation said,
To allow our nation to reflect on President Moi’s momentous role and achievements, and to accord all Kenyans the opportunity to participate in public viewing and the paying of last respects to the former head of state and government, the body of President Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi shall lie in state in Parliament from Saturday, 8th February 2020 to Monday, 10th February 2020.