In Summary
  • Another service will be held on Thursday at Moi Girls High School, Woodley in Kibera.
  • The MP’s body will then be taken to Bondo where another service will be held.
  • Mr Odinga called for calm among the supporters of the MP.

A funeral service for the late Kibra MP Ken Okoth has been held at the Starehe Boys Centre in Nairobi.

Students and alumni Wednesday turned up in their hundreds to pay their last respects to the MP who succumbed to cancer on Friday last week.

The late Okoth did his Form Four at Starehe in 1995.

At the same time, ODM party leader Raila Odinga and National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi were among political leaders who joined the late MP’s family at Silver Springs Hotel in Nairobi where final burial preparations were announced.

FUNERAL SERVICES

Speaking after a meeting with the family, Mr Odinga said the funeral services would kick off Wednesday afternoon with a two-hour service at Starehe Boys Centre.

Ken Okoth's widow Monica Okoth (left) with a friend Jane Kinyua at the late Kibra MP's memorial service at Starehe Boys Centre on July 31, 2019. PHOTO | ANITA CHEPKOECH | NATION MEDIA GROUP

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