[PHOTOS] Emotions run high as Kenyans view Kibaki's body

The retired President Kibaki's body will lie in state until Wednesday.

In Summary

• Kibaki's body arrived at Parliament Buildings in Nairobi from Lee Funeral Home on Tuesday morning for the second day of public viewing.

• The government made changes to the funeral programme of Kibaki regarding the public viewing of his body on Monday.

A woman is overcome by emotions after viewing the body of the late retired President Mwai Kibaki in Parliament on April 26, 2022.
A woman is overcome by emotions after viewing the body of the late retired President Mwai Kibaki in Parliament on April 26, 2022.
Image: EZEKIEL AMING'A

A sombre mood engulfed parliament buildings on Tuesday as hundreds of Kenyans trooped in to view the body of the late President Mwai Kibaki.

It was the second day that Kibaki was laid in state for Kenyans to pay their last respect.

Emotions ran high as a section of those who viewed Kibaki's body could not hold their tears upon confirming that Kenya's third president was no more.

A policeman assists an old woman after viewing the body of the late retired president Mwai Kibaki in parliament on April 26, 2022.
A policeman assists an old woman after viewing the body of the late retired president Mwai Kibaki in parliament on April 26, 2022.
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Officers and paramedics had to attend to Kenyans who were not able to contain their emotions.

Kibaki's body arrived at Parliament Buildings in Nairobi from Lee Funeral Home on Tuesday morning for the second day of public viewing.

A woman is overcome by emotions after viewing the body of the late retired Mwai Kibaki in parliament on April 26, 2022.
A woman is overcome by emotions after viewing the body of the late retired Mwai Kibaki in parliament on April 26, 2022.
Image: EZEKIEL AMING'A

The retired President Kibaki's body will lie in state till Wednesday at 5 pm. 

A state funeral in honour of Kibaki will be held on Friday at Nyayo Stadium.

The government made changes to the funeral programme of Kibaki regarding the public viewing of his body on Monday.

The late Kibaki will be laid to rest on Saturday.

A woman is overcome by emotions after viewing the body of the late retired President Mwai Kibaki in Parliament on April 26, 2022.
A woman is overcome by emotions after viewing the body of the late retired President Mwai Kibaki in Parliament on April 26, 2022.
Image: EZEKIEL AMING'A
Radio Africa Group Chairman Kiprono Kittony pays his last respect to the late retired President Mwai Kibaki in Parliament on April 26, 2022.
Radio Africa Group Chairman Kiprono Kittony pays his last respect to the late retired President Mwai Kibaki in Parliament on April 26, 2022.
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The late retired President Mwai Kibaki's son Jimmy Kibaki in Parliament where Kenyans have come to pay their last respects Kibaki.
The late retired President Mwai Kibaki's son Jimmy Kibaki in Parliament where Kenyans have come to pay their last respects Kibaki.
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Military change the guard where the late retired President Mwai Kibaki is lying in state in Parliament on April 26, 2022.
Military change the guard where the late retired President Mwai Kibaki is lying in state in Parliament on April 26, 2022.
Image: EZEKIEL AMING'A