The late Kibra MP Ken Okoth will be cremated at a private function in Nairobi.
ODM leader Raila Odinga made the announcement which finally put to rest the ongoing tussle that had clouded Okoth’s final resting place.
Okoth’s body will however be transported to Kasipul Kabondo constituency in Homabay for a funeral service.
“There is going to be a memorial service at the Starehe Boys’ Centre and School today (Wednesday) at 2pm. Tomorrow (Thursday, August 1), at 11am, there is going to be a funeral service at the Moi Girls’ High School in Nairobi. After that, there will be viewing of the body at the same venue,” said Raila.
The MPs paternal family also wanted the deceased be buried next to his late father in Kochia, Homa Bay as per Luo the traditions.
Meanwhile Okoth’s former school, Starehe Boys Centre held a memorial service for Ken Okoth at the school on Wednesday.