The memorial services of departed Kibra MP Ken Okoth and Bomet Governor Joyce Laboso are currently underway in Nairobi. Raila Odinga and DP William Ruto are leading Kenyans at the memorials with DP Ruto at the All Saints Cathedral and Raila at Moi Girls High School grounds in Kibra.
At the All Saints Cathedral, a number of leaders are in attendance including Cabinet Secretaries, Governors, Senators and MPs. The service started at around 8am. Also in attendance is Ida Odinga, who has eulogized Joyce Laboso as a strong woman who was chosen for her purpose. Mrs Odinga was the governor’s teacher at Kenya High. Kirinyaga Governor has eulogized the departed leader as the glue which has brought together all political leaders across the political spectrum.
On the other hand, Kibra MP ken Okoth’s memorial at the Moi Girls High School has brought together ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi, Ford Kenya’s Moses Wetangula, a number of MPs and a host of other leaders. Raila Odinga is in attendance at the service which has brought together thousands of mourners.