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Daniel Moi's body lies in state for the second day

Sunday February 9 2020

JOEL ODIDI
By JOEL ODIDI
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Former President Mwai Kibaki was among the leaders who went to Parliament Buildings on Sunday to view the body of retired Head of State Daniel arap Moi.

Mr Kibaki, who was accompanied by Deputy President William Ruto, arrived in Parliament Buildings at 11am.

The body of former president Daniel arap Moi arrived at Parliament Buildings from Lee Funeral Home on Sunday morning for the second day of public viewing.

Kenyans started arriving at Parliament Buildings as early as 5am to pay their respects to the former president who died at The Nairobi Hospital on Tuesday. The body of the former president will lie in state for two more days.

Several leaders are expected at Parliament Buildings to view the remains of the former president.

Senior military officers remove the body of
Senior military officers remove the body of former President Daniel Arap Moi from a gun carriage at Parliament Buildings on February 9, 2020 for the second day of public viewing. PHOTO | DENNIS ONSONGO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

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Head of Public Service Joseph Kinyua said, the public viewing of the body, which began on Saturday, will end on Monday.   

On Tuesday, an interdenominational service will be held at the Nyayo National Stadium in Nairobi.

The body will then be flown to Kabarak, Nakuru County.

The former president will be buried at his Kabarak home on Wednesday, February 12.