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BY JOHN WERU,NAIROBI,18TH NOV 2017-Former Nyeri county governor the late Wahome Gakuru will be laid to rest at his Kirichu home in Nyeri today (Saturday November 18).
The body left Lee Funeral Home after a shot stint of viewing by familly members and friends.
The procession left left Nairobi at 7am and arrived in Nyeri by 10am.
The mass will be presided over by ministers from the Presbyterian Church of East Africa led by the moderator general, Rev Julius Mwamba.
President Uhuru Kenyatta, former president Mwai Kibaki, governors and other leaders are expected to join hundreds of mourners at Kagumo Secondary School where the service will be conducted.
The late governor will be accorded a state funeral but only close family members and selected dignitaries will be allowed to the burial site.
He died on November 7 at the Thika Level 5 Hospital where he had been taken for emergency treatment after his car was involved in crash at Kabati along the Thika-Sagana highway.