Gideon Moi Takes to the Streets to Thank Kenyans for Mourning his Father

Baringo Senator Gideon Moi on Monday took to the streets to thank members of the public for mourning his late father and second President of Kenya.

The senator was spotted walking on the streets of Nairobi to appreciate thousands of Kenyans who had been queuing to view the body of the late President Moi at Parliament buildings.

Baringo Senator Gideon Moi walks along Nairobi streets thanking members of the public who turned out to mourn the former President. PHOTO: Courtesy

On Saturday, National Assembly Town Clerk Michael Siala confirmed that some 24,863 people were recorded to have entered Parliament buildings to see the body of President Moi.

In an interview with Citizen TV, Siala revealed that the number was projected to hit 100,000 on Sunday.

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Members of the public queue to view the body of former President Daniel arap Moi. PHOTO: Courtesy

The viewing is set to end on Monday to pave way for an interdenominational prayer session at Nyayo Stadium on Tuesday before the body is transferred to Kabarak.

Interior Cabinet Secretary Dr Fred Matiang’i already declared Tuesday, February 11 a public holiday to allow members of the public mourn the former President.

A funeral service will be held in Kabarak University before former President Moi is laid to rest on Wednesday.

On Sunday, KDF engineers were already making the final touches on the gravesite where Moi would be laid to rest beside his late wife Helena Bomett.


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