Rumour has it that the state of the art coffin was made at one of the country’s maximum-security prisons under the supervision of top military officers.
Earlier there were reports that those organizing for the burial of late Daniel Moi were torn between two theories on whether to import or procure a locally made coffin for the burial of the former head of state.
Kenyan Bulletin had information that a section of the organizers were pushing for the importation of the coffin while another group seems was comfortable with a locally made modest one.
A section of family members had also toyed with an idea to have Moi buried in a classy and expensive coffin and many thought it would be a golden bulletproof casket.
Similarly head of the burial of former late powerful minister Nicholas Biwot, social media was awash with news that he would be buried in a golden bulletproof coffin, but that did not materialize.