In Pictures: President Daniel Moi’s funeral service underway at Nyayo Stadium

As early as 5am this morning, lines were filling up, crowds forming and roads heavier than usual with human traffic despite it being a public holiday.

Nyayo National Stadium terraces full as Kenyans attend the requiem former president Daniel arap Moi.

President Uhuru will lead the nation in the memorial service. Uhuru and his deputy William Ruto have already arrived at the grounds. 

The body of the former president will be driven to Nyayo Stadium in slow motion escorted by marching soldiers.

Kenyans started streaming in as early as 6am for the funeral service of former president Daniel arap Moi.

Several Heads of State are expected to attend the memorial service among them Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni.

The body left Lee Funeral home and made way to State House in Nairobi at around 8.30am, where it was received by President Uhuru.

President Uhuru Kenyatta receives the body of former president Daniel arap Moi at State House, Nairobi.

A procession is currently making its way to Nyayo Stadium, closely followed by the presidential motorcade.

ODM leader Raila Odinga and his brother Oburu Odinga have already arrived at Nyayo Stadium for Mzee Moi's requiem.

The memorial service will be an inter-denominational service led by the Africa Inland Church (AIC).

Security has been beefed up in and out of Nyayo Stadium and nearby roads closed.

The late former president's family in the procession. His flag-draped casket arrives at the stadium.

All Nairobi roads lead to Nyayo Stadium off Uhuru Highway.


Those in attendance will be entertained by various choirs as State officials and guests continue to arrive.

Ongoing presentations by choirs.