By Cyrus Ombati
The police and Provincial Administration have raised over Sh8 million to aid families of the four police officers who perished in the Ngong Forest plane crash.
Ms Gituanja and Murimi will be buried on Tuesday in Kandara, Murang’a and Kehancha in Kuria while Tonkei will be buried on Wednesday in his Narok home. Oyugi will be buried in Siaya on Thursday.
Mr Iteere announced an interdenominational requiem Mass is planned for today before the families proceed with the burials.
Several officers eulogised the deceased officers, describing them as hardworking and dedicated.
Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka, ministers Amos Kimunya and Chris Obure and Iteere who had led delegations to their homes pledged to ensure their children complete their education.
“We have come here to mourn with you and assure you that the Government and the people of Kenya are with you during this difficult moment,” Kalonzo said.
He added: “On behalf of the President, the Prime Minister and on my own behalf, I want to assure you that the Government will do everything possible to ensure that all your children will be supported to complete their education.”
The deceased officers left behind young families.