State funeral

(PHOTOS) Kenyans at Nyayo Stadium for Mzee Moi's funeral service

Moi will be buried next to his late wife Lena in Kabarak.

In Summary

• After the service, Moi's remains will be taken back to Lee Funeral home one last time.

• On Wednesday, there will be a final service and Mzee Moi will then be buried next to his late wife Lena in Kabarak.

Kenyans at Nyayo Stadium.
Kenyans at Nyayo Stadium.
Image: ANDREW KASUKU.

Thousands of Kenyans trooped to Nyayo Stadium early Tuesday morning for the memorial service of the late and former President Daniel Moi.

Some started arriving as early as 4am and nearly all seats in the 30,000-capacity stadium were taken up by 8am.

Different Heads of states are also expected to attend the ceremony.

After the service, Moi's remains will be taken back to Lee Funeral home one last time.

Later, the body will be flown to Kabarak and will spend the night at his homestead.

On Wednesday, there will be a final service and Mzee Moi will then be buried next to his late wife Lena in Kabarak.

In the initial programme, the body was to be taken to Parliament from the mortuary. However, the programme changed.

Kenyans throng Nyayo Stadium for national; memorial service for former President Daniel Moi on February 11, 2020.
Kenyans throng Nyayo Stadium for national; memorial service for former President Daniel Moi on February 11, 2020.
Image: ANDREW KASUKU.
Kenyans in their thousands at Nyayo stadium for memorial service of late President Daniel arap Moi.
Kenyans in their thousands at Nyayo stadium for memorial service of late President Daniel arap Moi.
Image: ANDREW KASUKU.
Family members of late Mzee Moi arrive at Nyayo Stadium.
Family members of late Mzee Moi arrive at Nyayo Stadium.
Image: ANDREW KASUKU.
Choir presentation at Nyayo Stadium.
Choir presentation at Nyayo Stadium.
Image: ANDREW KASUKU.
Portrait display of late and former president Daniel arap Moi at Nyayo Stadium during his memorial service.
Portrait display of late and former president Daniel arap Moi at Nyayo Stadium during his memorial service.
Image: ANDREW KASUKU.
Image: ANDREW KASUKU.