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Rare TBT Photos Of Uhuru Kenyatta Carrying Coffins Of Prominent Kenyans

Former Head of State of the Republic of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta. Since taking up the position in 2013, Uhuru has made a point of being humble. He has frequently been seen helping to carry the coffins of numerous important Kenyan politicians. This article talks about two notable figures whose coffins were carried by Uhuru Kenyatta on their funeral day.

1. George Saitoti, a professor.

On March 3, 1945, George Saitoti was born. His parents raised him primarily in Maasailand. Saitoti was a well-known Kenyan politician, businessperson, educator, and philanthropist who contributed to the transformation of Kenya in all spheres.


Under President Daniel Moi's direction, Saitoti held the position of Minister of Finance. He also held the position of Minister of Internal Security, but his contribution to educational advancement in Kenya and the continent at large has been one of his biggest. Saitoti fought for the establishment of mathematics as a field of study in Africa.

On June 10, 2012, in Kenya's Ngong Forest, Professor George Saitoti perished in a helicopter accident. Many Kenyans were grieving after his passing. Uhuru Kenyatta and all Kenyans suffered a profound loss with Saitoti's passing. Numerous significant figures from Kenya attended his funeral.

Uhuru Kenyatta felt emotionally compelled to help carry Professor George Saitoti's coffin in order to demonstrate the yawning hole that Saitoti's passing left in his heart.


Joseph Ole Nkaissery

The former President not only carried Saitoti's coffin, but also that of Joseph Kasaine Ole Nkaissery. On July 8, 2017, Nkaissery passed away after an acute myocardial infection. Prior to his passing, Nkaissery represented Kajiado Central in the House of Representatives. On December 2, 2014, Uhuru Kenyatta proposed him for the position of Cabinet Secretary for Internal Security.

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