Simeon Nyachae, a renowned politician from the Gusii community died on the 1st of this month. His death has attracted the attention of politicians across the political divide. The late served as a minister during the era of the second President, the late Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi.
Today, the country's top leaders and politicians attended his memorial service at Nairobi Central SDA Church. The leaders who attended the service include Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe, Former Chief Justice David Maraga, ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi, former Chief Justice David Maraga among other dignitaries.(Photo used for illustration purpose only)
However, it was business unusual in Kisii County after residents protested over the change of funeral plans. The residents of Nyanturago in Kisii protested over the move to change the venue of Mzee Simeon Nyachae's funeral. The residents argued that it would be disrespectful to move the venue from Musa Nyandusi Stadium to Gusii Stadium. They alleged that Nyachae's will indicates that the official ceremony was to be held at the venue. The angry residents also complained that local hotels and other businesses were already stocked and prepared to receive visitors across the country.
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