The body of deceased Kibra MP will be deceased in Nairobi at a private ceremony only with immediate family and close friends.
This is according to Ken Okoth’s will he wrote before passing away. The family is keen on respecting the MP’s wish and doing all he wished to be done to his remains when he passes away.
According to the funeral plans by the MP’s family, there will be a public viewing of of his body at Uhuru Park and prayers on Thursday.
Among those holding a function for the MP on Thursday is the Starehe Boys Center community where he is an alumni. Thereafter, the body will be taken back to Lee Funeral home.
On Friday, he will be flown to Kabondo, in Homabay County for viewing and other cultural fulfillment. Ken’s mother comes from Kabondo where she raised her children, Ken included after separating with her husband, Ken’s father. The body will be viewed at Got Rateng’ Secondary school grounds and spend the night.
The MP’s remains will then be flown back to Nairobi for cremation.