By 6: 15 a.m. military and regular police were arriving at Lee Funeral home for preparations. Argwings Kodhek Road was sealed off from Silver Springs roundabout to Ralph Bunche road. All roads in Nairobi currently lead to one place: Nyayo stadium off Uhuru Highway, near the city center.
Here’s how the service is set to be conducted, according to the official programme.
8:00 a.m. Members of the public are seated
8:00 – 10:15 a.m. Presentations by choirs
8:30 a.m. President Daniel Moi’s cortege leaves parliament for Nyayo National Stadium
10:00 – 10:20 a.m. Arrival and sitting of State officials and guests
10:30 a.m. Arrival of His Excellency the President and the First Lady
10:35 a.m. State reception of the cortege of President Daniel Moi
10:45 – 12:00 noon State memorial service
At 12 p.m., tributes to the former president are set to start and end at 2 p.m.
2:15 p.m. Casket of the late President Daniel Moi leaves Nyayo Stadium for Lee Funeral Home.
Here are some of the courtesy of photos of the CORTEGE