BY UPESI REPORTER/PSCU,12TH FEB 2020-Former President Daniel Toroitich arap Moi was laid to rest in a State burial at his Kabarak home in Nakuru County on Wednesday.
Moi’s body was lowered into the grave at 4.30pm, marking an end of a series of elaborate State funeral ceremonies that were lined up in honour of the man who led the country for 24 years.
As his body was lowered into the grave, Kenya Defence Forces fired 19 cannons with military fighter jets performing a flypast.
The late President Moi’s body was airlifted from Nairobi in a military chopper that touched down at his Kabarak home shortly after 8am on Wednesday.
His body lay in repose until 10am when the burial service led by the African Inland Church kicked off.
President Uhuru Kenyatta promised the Government will work with the family of the late former President to ensure the completion of projects initiated by Mzee Moi including a referral hospital in Kabarak for all mission hospitals in the region.
Here are some more images from the event courtesy of PSCU.