In Summary
  • Mr Odinga travelled on Monday while Mr Lusaka arrived in the west Africa nation on Tuesday ahead of the funeral on Thursday.
  • Mr Wetang’ula left the country a day after he paid tribute to Dr Annan on the floor of the Senate.
  • Dr Annan, who died on August 18, is remembered fondly by many Kenyans because of his patient deliberations for peace following the disputed 2007 presidential election.

Ford Kenya leader Moses Wetang'ula has joined opposition leader Raila Odinga and Senate Speaker Kenneth Lusaka in Ghana for the state funeral of former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan.

Mr Odinga travelled on Monday while Mr Lusaka arrived in the west Africa nation on Tuesday ahead of the funeral on Thursday.

GALLANT SON OF AFRICA

Mr Wetang’ula left the country a day after he paid tribute to Dr Annan on the floor of the Senate, reliving memories of the 2008 Serena talks that he led.

"I wish, and I believe I speak for the Serena team and millions of Kenyans, to urge this House to record our respect and appreciation to this gallant son of Africa. May God rest his soul in peace," the Bungoma Senator told the Senate on Tuesday and asked members to observe a minute's silence for Dr Annan.

Wetang'ula served as Kenya's foreign Affairs minister during the Serena talks.

SERENA TALKS

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