BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,22ND APRIL,2022-The Government has constituted a committee to manage and plan the funeral of the late President Mwai Kibaki.
This follows after the issuance of the Presidential Proclamation on the passing on retired President Mwai Kibaki.
The National Funeral Steering Committee will feature representatives from the Government and members of the Third President’s family.
According to Head of Public Service Joseph Kinyua, the Committee will convene Saturday for its inaugural meeting and will in due course issue a detailed programme of the events leading up to the State Funeral.
“That programme of events shall include the dates and venues where the family shall receive visitors, and shall accord all Kenyans the opportunity to participate in paying of last respects to the former Head of State and Government,” said Head of Public Service Joseph Kinyua.
In his statement Friday evening, Kinyua said that the family of the Late Mwai Kibaki acknowledged the outpouring of sympathy and the condolences messages received from all corners of the globe.
“During this period of mourning and grief, the family is finding strength in the goodwill, thoughts, and prayers of all those who grieve the passing away of Kenya’s Third President,” he said.