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Breaking: The First and the Only Time President Uhuru Kenyatta Acted as a Pall Bearer

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Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta is a Kenyan politician and the current President of the Republic of Kenya. He is the son of Mzee Jomo Kenyatta _ Kenya's founding father and the first president of the republic of Kenya.

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On the other side, Magana Njoroge Mungai had been a Kenyan Cabinet Minister, Member of Parliament, doctor, politician, and one of the founding fathers of the Republic of Kenya who served as Kenyatta personal physician.

In addition, Mungai had been an uncle to Uhuru as he and Kenyatta were first cousins - sharing a grandfather known as Magana.

Dr. Njoroge Mungai, however, died on August 14, 2014, at the age of 88 at Nairobi Hospital.

It is at his funeral, Kenya's President, Uhuru Kenyatta, acted as a pall bearer of his casket in his honour being the first and only time a sitting President of Kenya had been a pall bearer.

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