Barack Obama's step-mother, Kezia's burial underway in Kogelo

Barrack Obama's step-mother Kezia's burial underway in Kogelo

In Summary

• He body was repatriated from UK on Friday for overnight stay at her rural home.

• She is to be buried before 1pm Sunday, in line with Islamic rites.

Grave yard being prepared ahead of the burial of Kezia Obama, 81 ,who died mid last month at a London hospital.
Grave yard being prepared ahead of the burial of Kezia Obama, 81 ,who died mid last month at a London hospital.
Image: DICKENS WASONGA

The burial of Kezia Obama, the step-mother of former US president Barack Obama, took place on Saturday at her home in Nyang'oma Kogelo village in Siaya county.

Keziah died at a London hospital on April 13, aged 81.

He body was repatriated from UK on Friday for overnight stay at her rural home.

She is to be buried before 1pm Sunday, in line with Islamic rites.

Leaders attending the burial include Siaya Senator James Orengo, Deputy Governor James Okumbe and Rarieda MP Otiende Amolo among others.

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