Laboso’s Burial Place Elicits Sharp Reactions on social media

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The late Bomet governor Joyce Laboso will be buried in Kisumu county. Photo/File

Even as Bomet County residents continue to come to terms with the sudden demise of their beloved governor Dr. Joyce Cherono Laboso, reports from Laboso’s husband that the late governor will be buried in Kisumu county has elicited different reactions.

Bomet Governor Joyce Laboso.

Dr. Laboso who passed away on Monday after a long battle with colon cancer will be buried in her husbands home in Koru, Fort Ternan Kisumu County according to Luo customs and traditions which states that the wife will be buried in her husbands home.

While Kisumu residents think it was justifiable for the family have the late governor buried in her husband’s home in Kisumu county, most of the Bomet county residents are of the opinion that their late governor should have been buried in her home county of Bomet.

Views from the two groups have so far kept the social media sites alive with humorous comments flying from the two sides. Here are some of the reactions;

Replying to Am waiting to see comments from the mursik nation

Engr Ahmed Mohamed When I hear Koru, I remember the assassination of John Rober Ouko.

Julius Okuto It is only Kisumu County that had two Governors, one is Professor Nyongo, the Kisumu County Governor and the other was Joyce Laboso the Bomet Governor…

Despite this, most of the residents from Bomet county were of the opinion that the late Laboso should be buried in her husbands home county since it was in line with the Kalenjins customs and traditions which also states that the wife should be buried in her husband’s home.

Replying to  they were legally married so nothing can prevent him



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