Garissa Senator Yusuf Haji to be buried today

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Garissa Senator Yusuf Haji is dead.

Haji who most recently chaired the Building Bridges Initiative Taskforce died at the Aga Khan Hospital.

Haji has been missing in the public eye for months following his illness and hospitalisation at the hospital.

President Uhuru Kenyatta has eulogised Haji as a dependable, solid and highly accomplished leader.

“It is very unfortunate that we have lost such a dependable, solid and highly accomplished Kenyan leader. Mzee Haji was a highly respected leader and elder whose wisdom, deep knowledge of the Kenyan society and long experience as a public administrator enabled him to serve the country in various leadership roles with distinction for many years,” the President said.

Haji will be buried at Langata Muslim cemetery at 4pm on Monday.