• Raila to attend main funeral service in Murang’a Hundred of wananchi turn up at Matiba memorial

Hundred of wananchi turn up at Matiba memorial

State President Uhuru Kenyatta is presently is presently attending a requiem mass in memory of FoRD-Asili leader Kenneth Matiba.

NASA President H.E. Raila Odinga and retired President Daniel Arap Moi are among prominent personalities missing at the requiem mass of former cabinet minister and multi-party crusader Kenneth Njindo Matiba.

Raila who was detained together with Matiba in the late 1980s was reported to be in Kakamega where he was scheduled to give a keynote address at the 5th Devolution Conference.

A source from Raila Odinga Secretariat told Kenya Live News that H.E. Odinga has been in Western Kenya since Friday evening.

The source added that Raila will attend Matiba funeral service at Ihuru stadium in Murang’a tomorrow.

Matiba’s well attended memorial service is currently ongoing at the All Saints Cathedral in Nairobi with President Uhuru Kenyatta, retired President Mwai Kibaki, Deputy President William Ruto and the Nairobi Governor Mike Sink leading hundreds of mourners in remembering the opposition leader.

Also in attendance are NASA co-principals H.E. Kalonzo Musyoka, Hon Musalia Mudavadi, Hon Moses Wetang’ula and NARC Kenya leader Martha Karua.