Transition: The former president Mwai Kibaki is dead

Transition: The former president Mwai Kibaki is dead

BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,22ND APRIL,2022-Kenya’s former President Mwai Kibaki is dead.

The announcement was made on Friday morning by President Uhuru Kenyatta.

“It is a sad day for us as a country. We have lost a great leader, the former president Mwai Kibaki,” President Kenyatta said in a news conference from State House.

“I order and direct that in the testimony of high esteem that all Kenyans held for Mwai Kibaki, the country will hold a period of national mourning until sunset on the day he will be buried. All flags will fly at half-mast during this period,” he added.

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