BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,9TH OCT,2021-Badi Muhsin, a veteran journalist and news anchor who died on Friday, was on Saturday laid to rest at the Kariakor Muslim Cemetery .
His body was transported to Nairobi overnight ahead of his burial.
Only men were allowed at the grave site, which was conducted in strict accordance with Muslim burial customs.
Badi, who had recently made a comeback on Kenyan state television KBC as a Kiswahili news anchor, died at the age of 67.
He was on official duty in Mombasa on Friday when he died, according to the KBC. He is survived by his wife and two children.
His brother would tell the broadcaster, as per the reports, that the news anchor died in his sleep after retiring to his room after lunch.
Badi was on official duty and had traveled to Mombasa to interview Alice Tabu for his weekend Swahili news feature, Dira ya Magwiji, which he hosts on KBC.