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  • Okoth's wish, according to his wife, was that his body be cremated, but the Luo Council of Elders were opposed to it.

Kibra MP Ken Okoth was on Saturday morning cremated in the presence of his close family members.

ODM Director of Communication Philip Etale told Nation.co.ke that Okoth was cremated in Kariokor, Nairobi at 9am.

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Okoth's lover Anne Thumbi, who had sought a court order to be allowed to participate in the interment of the legislator was not present during the event.

ODM Secretary-General Edwin Sifuna said Ms Thumbi's lawyer said they (Thumbi and her son with Okoth) opted to skip the event.

Okoth's wish, according to his wife, was that his body be cremated, but the Luo Council of Elders were opposed to it.

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