The final bow :Former president Mwai Kibaki laid to rest at his Othaya Home.

The final bow :Former president Mwai Kibaki laid to rest at his Othaya Home.

BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,30TH APRIL,2022-Kenya’s third president Mwai Kibaki was interred Saturday, accorded a full state burial complete with a 19-gun salute in accordance with military tradition.

Kibaki, who ruled Kenya from 2002 to 2012, died on Friday aged 90.

Kenya’s third president Mwai Kibaki was interred Saturday, accorded a full state burial complete with a 19-gun salute in accordance with military tradition.

Kenya’s third president Mwai Kibaki was buried at his Othaya home in Nyeri on April 30, 2022 accorded a 19-gun salute by the military.

The entire ceremony starting with a state funeral service in Nairobi on Friday was undertaken by the military because he served as their Commander-In-Chief for 10 years.

Kenya’s third president Mwai Kibaki was buried at his Othaya home in Nyeri on April 30, 2022 accorded a 19-gun salute by the military.

Both events were attended by thousands of mourners led by President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto.

President Uhuru Kenyatta throws soil into the grave of his predecessor Mwai Kibaki during his burial on April 30, 2022 in Othaya, Nyeri. He died aged 90.

His body was transported by road from the Lee Funeral Home in Nairobi to Othaya, about 125 kilometers.

 

The entire ceremony starting with a state funeral service in Nairobi on Friday was undertaken by the military because he served as their Commander-In-Chief for 10 years.

Both events were attended by thousands of mourners led by President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto.

His body was transported by road from the Lee Funeral Home in Nairobi to Othaya, about 125 kilometers.

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