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Kenyans to watch third president Mwai Kibaki – SABC News

Kenyans will on Monday inspect the body of third President Mwai Kibaki who will lie in state at the State House in Nairobi through Wednesday this week, before his funeral on Saturday.

Kibaki who died Last week at the age of 90, he led the city between 2003 and 2013.

President Uhuru Kenyatta will lead the nation in inspecting the body of his predecessor on Monday morning.

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After that, members of the public will be allowed to pay their last respects to Kibaki.

Soldiers would transport his body to parliament by car, about four miles[4 km]from the cemetery.

On Wednesday, her body will be returned to the cemetery until Friday, when her funeral will be held in Nairobi.

He will be buried on Saturday.

Meanwhile, President Cyril Ramaphosa has sent a message of condolence to Kenyans after Kibaki’s death, describing him as a revolutionary who rose up for democracy.

Ramaphosa played an important role in spreading the message of the end of the 2007/8 civil unrest as Kibaki won the disputed election.

The video below is an update from Kenya by SABC News reporter Sarah Kimani:

Kenyans to watch third president Mwai Kibaki – SABC News

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