President Uhuru Kenyatta and his wife Mama Margaret Kenyatta have arrived at the National Assembly to lead the nation during a public display of the body of the late third President, Mwai Kibaki.
The head of state was received by his deputy, and is now a political enemy, William Ruto.
The president avoided shaking hands with all the leaders, including the DP, Speaker of the National Assembly Justin Muturi and his Senate counterpart Ken Lusaka, who instead bowed their heads.
President Uhuru could only be seen shaking hands with Wiper party leader Kalonzo Musy
President Kibaki’s body arrived at Parliament House just minutes before 7:30 am and will be displayed publicly from today, April 25 to Wednesday, April 27.
Elder Kibaki’s son, Jimmy Kibaki, and the entire Kibaki family arrived in Parliament shortly after the body arrived.
Other parliamentary leaders include Chief Justice Martha Koome, Inspector General of Police Hillary Mutyambai and Chief of Defense Forces Robert Kibochi.
Also present are: Vice President during the second term of Kibaki (2007-2013) Kalonzo Musyoka, Majority Leader in the National Assembly Amos Kimunya, Governors and members of parliament.