FINAL SEND-OFF

Uhuru, Raila lead mourners at funeral of Mudavadi's mother

Other leaders present include Lusaka, Gideon, Sakaja, Wamalwa, and Atwoli.

In Summary

• Other leaders present include Lusaka, CSs Wamalwa, Amina, Governors Ottichilo, Oparanya, Nyong'o, and Senators Wetangula, Sakaja, and Poghisio.

•The 92-year-old passed away on December 28 while receiving treatment at the Nairobi Hospital.

Pallbearers with the casket of Mama Hannah, mother to ANC Party leader Musalia Mudavadi at Vihiga on January 8, 2021.
Pallbearers with the casket of Mama Hannah, mother to ANC Party leader Musalia Mudavadi at Vihiga on January 8, 2021.
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President Uhuru Kenyatta and ODM Party Raila Odinga were among leaders present at the funeral ceremony of the late Mama Hannah Atsianzale in Malulu, Vihiga County.

Mama Atsianzale was the mother of Amani National Congress leader Musalia Mudavadi.

President Uhuru Kenyatta when he arrived at the funeral of Mama Hannah at Vihiga County on January 9, 2021.
President Uhuru Kenyatta when he arrived at the funeral of Mama Hannah at Vihiga County on January 9, 2021.
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The 92-year-old passed away on December 28 while receiving treatment at the Nairobi Hospital.

ODM leader Raila Odinga at the funeral of Mama Hannah at Vihiga County on January 9, 2021.
ODM leader Raila Odinga at the funeral of Mama Hannah at Vihiga County on January 9, 2021.
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Other leaders present include Senate Speaker Kenneth Lusaka, CSs Eugene Wamalwa and Amina Mohamed, Governors Wilbur Ottichilo (Vihiga), Wycliffe Oparanya (Kakamega), Anyang Nyong'o (Kisumu), and Senators Moses Wetangula (Bungoma), Gideon Moi (Baringo), Amos Wako (Busia), Johnson Sakaja (Nairobi), James Orengo (Siaya) and Samuel Poghisio (West Pokot).

ANC Party leader and family at his mother's funeral service in Vihiga
ANC Party leader and family at his mother's funeral service in Vihiga
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Narc Kenya Party leader Martha Karua and Cotu Secretary General Francis Atwoli were also present.

Baringo Senator Gideon Moi and Wiper Leader Kalonzo Musyoka at the funeral of Mama Hannah at Vihiga County on January 9, 2021.
Baringo Senator Gideon Moi and Wiper Leader Kalonzo Musyoka at the funeral of Mama Hannah at Vihiga County on January 9, 2021.
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A requiem mass was held on Thursday at Friends International Centre Ngong road where close family and friends of the late Mama Hannah Atsianzale gathered to pay their last respects.

ANC Party leader Musalia Mudavadi with Vihiga Governor Wilber Ottichillo at the funeral service of Mama Hannah at Vihiga on January 8, 2021.
ANC Party leader Musalia Mudavadi with Vihiga Governor Wilber Ottichillo at the funeral service of Mama Hannah at Vihiga on January 8, 2021.
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ANC Party leader and family view body of his mother at her funeral service in Vihiga
ANC Party leader and family view body of his mother at her funeral service in Vihiga
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Funeral service for the late Mama Hannah Atsianzale
Funeral service for the late Mama Hannah Atsianzale
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Additional reporting by Sharon Maombo