The Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Nyeri, Anthony Muheria, has revealed that the family of the late President Mwai Kibaki did not want political speeches during a funeral held at Nyayo Stadium.
Speaking to Citizen TV on Monday, May 2, Archbishop Muheria noted that due to the wishes of the family, Wiper Party leader Kalonzo Musyoka was not given the opportunity to speak despite being vice president Kibaki.
The archbishop claimed that they had given the dismissed chief an appropriate send-off that went according to the wishes of the family.
“The family of the late President Mwai Kibaki had made it clear that they did not want political speeches and we respected that. Of course, respect had to be less than it was.”
“We gave the third president the beginning of respect as a country. As a result, we were forced to give up some of the things that some people would find inappropriate, but we did our best to respect Kibaki,” he said. he announces.