The late former President Mwai Kibaki is set to be buried today at his home in Othaya, Nyeri County.
This follows Kibaki’s State funeral service held at the Nyayo National stadium on Friday, that witnessed the attendance of various heads of States and governments.
His burial in Othaya, according to Principal Administrative Secretary (PAS) in the office of the President Kennedy Kihara, is expected to attract at least 15,000 mourners.
Kibaki’s body will carried by road from Nairobi to Othaya through the Thika superhighway.
Below is the programme for the State burial:7AM – 10AM:
State Funeral Procession departs for Othaya, Nyeri through Thika-Expressway The Cortege lies in repose10AM – 1PM:
The Funeral Mass
Order of Mass
>> Beginning of Mass and Blessing of the Body
>> Entry Procession
>> Bible Procession
>> First Reading
>> Responsorial Psalms
>> Second Reading
>> The Gospel
>> The Homily
>> The Holy Communion
>> Post Communion Prayer
>> Final Commendation
>> Prayer for the Family
>> Final Blessings>> Eulogy
>> Exit Procession3PM – 4PM:
The Interment Ceremony:
Final Rites at the Graveside>> The State Funeral Procession
>> Military Honours: 19 Gun Salute
>> The Committal Prayer
>>Floral Tributes>>The President’s Othaya Home