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Former State House Comptroller Abraham Kiptanui laid to rest [In pictures]

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By Too Jared | April 10th 2021
The late Abraham Kiptanui. [Kipsang Joseph, Standard]

The burial of former State House Comptroller Abraham Kiptanui has been laid to rest at his Kipkabus home, Uasin Gishu County.

Abraham Kiptanui's widow Mary Kiptanui (center) with other family members during the burial ceremony. [Kipsang Joseph, Standard]

Kiptanui, a powerful figure who long served as State House comptroller during the tenure of Kenya's second President, Daniel Arap Moi, died on Sunday at Nairobi Hospital.  He retired in 1996.

The casket bearing Abraham Kiptanui's body. [Kipsang Joseph, Standard]

A host of leaders were present at the burial, including Uasin Gishu County Governor Jackson Mandago, Baringo Senator Gideon Moi, Ainapkoi MP William Chepkut, and Soi MP Caleb Kositany. 

Baringo Senator Gideon Moi at the burial. [Kipsang Joseph, Standard]
From left; Uasin Gishu County Governor Jackson Mandago, Baringo Senator Gideon Moi, Ainapkoi MP William Chepkut, and Soi MP Caleb Kositany during the burial. [Kipsang Joseph, Standard]
A section of mourners including from left; Soi MP Caleb Kositany, Uasin Gishu County Governor Jackson Mandago, Baringo Senator Gideon Moi. [Kipsang Joseph, Standard]
Mourners signing the condolence book at Abraham Kiptanui's home. [Kipsang Joseph, Standard]
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